US Pat. No. 9,587,051

PROCESS FOR PREPARING A CATALYST COMPONENT FOR POLYMERIZATION OF OLEFINS

SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CO...

1. A process for preparing a catalyst component for polymerization of an olefin comprising:
contacting a compound R9zMgX2-z wherein R9 is aromatic, aliphatic or cyclo-aliphatic group containing up to 20 carbon atoms, X is a halide, and z is in a range of larger
than 0 and smaller than 2, with an alkoxy- or aryloxy-containing silane compound to give a first intermediate reaction product;

contacting the first intermediate reaction product with at least one activating compound selected from the group of electron
donors, compounds of formula M(OR10)v-w (OR11)w wherein M is Ti, Zr, Hf, Al or Si, and)M(OR10)v-w (R1l)w wherein M is Si, and each R10 and R11, independently, represent an alkyl, alkenyl or aryl group, v is the valency of M, v is 3 or 4 , and w is less than v, to
give a second intermediate reaction product; and

contacting the second intermediate reaction product with a halogen-containing Ti-compound, a monoester as activating agent,
a 1,3-diether as an internal electron donor, and optionally a diester as an additional internal electron donor.

US Pat. No. 9,589,281

OBTAINING DATA FROM INCOMPLETE ELECTRONIC FORMS

MOV-OLOGY, LLC, Anaheim,...

1. A method to obtain data from incomplete electronic forms, the method comprising:
determining that an electronic form accessed by a user is incomplete, the electronic form associated with at least one webpage,
the electronic form having one or more fields configured to accept user-entered text, the electronic form comprising at least
one hypertext markup language (HTML) element associated with the one or more fields;

obtaining data from the incomplete electronic form by obtaining a protocol of the at least one webpage, writing a script tag
associated with a script file to the at least one webpage according to the protocol, the script tag configured to place the
script file onto the at least one webpage, the script file configured to locate the at least one HTML element, building a
data structure based on the incomplete electronic form, and parsing the data structure to obtain the at least one HTML element;

storing one or more of the at least one HTML element and the user-entered text obtained from the incomplete electronic form;
and

sending a personalized message to the user based at least in part on the one or more of the at least one HTML element and
the user-entered text obtained from the incomplete electronic form to entice the user to complete the incomplete electronic
form.

US Pat. No. 9,591,464

ENHANCED MOBILE CALLING WITH CALL PURPOSE

International Business Ma...

1. A method comprising:
receiving, by a control plane of a telephone network and from a first telephone device, an attempted telephone call data set
corresponding to an attempted telephone call, with the attempted telephone call data set including a called party identifier
code and a first purpose code identifying the first message purpose; and

selectively routing the attempted telephone call through the telephone network based, at least in part, on the first purpose
code;

wherein:
the selective routing includes:
selecting, based at least in part upon the user input, at least one call placement alternative from among a plurality of call
placement alternatives, with the plurality of call placement alternatives including at least one of the following call placement
alternatives:

(i) communicating the attempted telephone call through to a second telephone device associated with the called party identifier
code, and

(ii) suppressing the attempted telephone call;
the attempted telephone call data set further includes a second purpose code with the second purpose code relating to a caller
party's purpose in making the attempted telephone call from the first telephone device; the first purpose code corresponds
to a top level purpose category; and the second purpose code corresponds to a second level purpose sub-category of the top
level purpose category such that the first and second call purpose codes are hierarchically related.

US Pat. No. 9,589,606

HANDLING MAXIMUM ACTIVATION COUNT LIMIT AND TARGET ROW REFRESH IN DDR4 SDRAM

SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS CO., ...

1. A memory controller for controlling a memory, the memory controller comprising:
a page table configured to store using a first table and a second table, wherein:
the first table includes a first entry, the first entry comprising:
a first identifier that identifies a first memory row of the memory activated during a first period of time; and
a first timeout counter that indicates a first time remaining during the first period of time, and
the second table includes a second entry, the second entry comprising:
a second identifier that identifies a second memory row of the memory activated during at least one second period of time;
an activation counter that counts a quantity of activations of the second memory row; and
a second timeout counter that indicates a second time remaining during the at least one second period of time.

US Pat. No. 9,590,988

SERVICE LOCATION BASED AUTHENTICATION

Verizon Patent and Licens...

9. A method, comprising:
receiving, at a computer, a request to access an application, the request having a header, wherein the header includes a source
address stored in a header field and an encrypted address generated based on the source address and written in the same header
field as is used to store the source address;

generating a decrypted address from the encrypted address;
determining whether the source address and the decrypted address match;
transmitting the source address to a data store; and
determining whether a customer profile corresponding to the source address is found within the data store.

US Pat. No. 9,589,553

NOISE REDUCTION DEVICE

1. A passive noise reduction device for use with an instrument having one or more strings, the instrument including at least
one electromagnetic pickup including at least one coil, the pickup responsive to vibration of at least one string so as to
produce a music electrical signal component in the pickup coil and responsive to one or more stimuli in addition to the string
vibration so as to produce a noise electrical signal component in the pickup coil, a first terminal of the pickup coil for
connection to an output circuit, a second terminal of the pickup coil for connection to the device, the noise reduction device
including:
a device coil including a conductor, wherein the conductor is wound so as to form at least one free-shaped ring, a first terminal
of the device coil for connection to the second terminal of the pickup coil, a second terminal of the device coil for connection
to ground, the device coil responsive to the one or more stimuli so as to produce a noise electrical signal component in the
device coil,

wherein the conductor substantially accords with formula:

where:
? is resistivity of the conductor,
L is length of the conductor,
A is cross-sectional area of the conductor, and
R is resistance of the pickup coil,
wherein the pickup coil and the device coil are in substantially the same plane, and
wherein the noise reduction device coil is wound such that the pickup noise electrical signal component is substantially 180°
out of phase with respect to the device noise electrical signal component, and such that the device noise electrical signal
component destructively interferes with the pickup noise electrical signal component so as to reduce noise in a resultant
electrical signal into the output circuit.

US Pat. No. 9,591,725

LIGHT EMITTING DEVICE SYSTEM COMPRISING A REMOTE CONTROL SIGNAL RECEIVER AND DRIVER

PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING ...

1. A light emitting device system, comprising:
at least one light emitting device;
power supply terminals connected to receive electrical power from an external driver and to supply the electrical power to
the at least one light emitting device;

a remote control signal receiver configured to receive a remote control signal selecting at least one light emission characteristic
for the at least one light emitting device; and

a circuit configured to provide via the power supply terminals to the external driver remote control signal information indicating
the at least one selected light emission characteristic for the at least one light emitting device.

US Pat. No. 9,588,587

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR GENERATING CUSTOMIZED HAPTIC BOUNDARIES

MAKO Surgical Corp., For...

1. A method for customizing a haptic boundary based on a patient-specific anatomy, comprising:
obtaining a standard haptic boundary based on a geometry of a virtual implant model to be implanted on the anatomy;
identifying a reference feature associated with the virtual implant model;
determining an intersection between the identified reference feature and a virtual model associated with an anatomy of the
patient;

identifying an anatomic perimeter at the intersection between the identified reference feature and the virtual model of the
anatomy;

determining an anatomic feature on the virtual model of the anatomy from the intersection of the reference feature and the
virtual model of the anatomy; and

modifying the standard haptic boundary based on at least one anatomic feature to generate a customized haptic boundary.

US Pat. No. 9,588,547

MOBILE DEVICE SCREEN PROTECTOR INSTALLATION TRAY AND SYSTEM

NLU Products, L.L.C., Le...

1. A mobile device screen protector installation system, comprising:
an alignment tray having a base, alignment walls, an alignment ridge, base walls, and a screen protector access aperture,
wherein the base includes a device side and an opposing side, wherein the base walls are disposed at a perimeter edge of the
base defining a screen protector cavity on the device side, the alignment ridge is disposed at a perimeter edge of the base
walls, and the alignment walls are disposed at a perimeter edge of the alignment ridge, the alignment walls and alignment
ridge defining a device alignment cavity, and wherein the screen protector access aperture is formed within the base;

a glass screen protector disposed within the screen protector cavity of the alignment tray on the device side of the base,
the glass screen protector having a placement side and a base side;

a retention adhesive engaging the glass screen protector and the base to retain the glass screen protector within the screen
protector cavity; and

a removable cover disposed on the opposing side of the base and at least partially covering the screen protector access aperture.

US Pat. No. 9,585,515

PACKAGING MATERIAL FOR COOKING FOOD

Mirtech, Inc., Somerset,...

1. A microwavable food package, comprising:
an expandable first base film and an expandable second base film that are bonded or laminated together, wherein the expandable
first and second base films are configured to form the microwavable food package having an inner surface which defines an
interior space for storing and cooking food, and an outer surface which is in contact with an exterior environment, and wherein
the interior space and the first and second base films expand in response to pressure buildup created by a microwave cooking
process; and

a plurality of laser-formed microperforations that have a diameter of 1 to 500 microns, that extend from the interior space
through the first base film and the second base film so as to be open prior to and during the microwave cooking process, that
are arranged at a density of 1 to 50 microperforations per cm2, that are located in proximity to the food, and that expand during the microwave cooking process;

a respiration system including at least some of the plurality of microperforations that are open prior to the microwave cooking
process and that have a diameter configured to allow the transmission of gases between the interior space and the exterior
environment so that the interior space has an internal atmosphere including 2-18% O2, 5-20% CO2, and relative humidity of ?70% during at least a portion of the ripening, distribution, or storage processes of the food;
and

a venting system including at least some of the microperforations of the respiration system that expand during the microwave
cooking process to a larger diameter, wherein the size, density, location and expansion of the microperforations of the venting
system allow the interior space to first expand during the microwave cooking process without bursting and then controllably
release excess pressure build-up during the microwave cooking process to provide a steam cooking function.

US Pat. No. 9,591,589

METHOD AND TERMINAL FOR TRANSMITTING UPLINK SIGNAL BY REDUCED POWER IN INTRABAND NON-CONTIGUOUS UPLINK CARRIER AGGREGATION

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A method of reducing transmission power, the method performed by a UE (User Equipment) and comprising:
determining whether a plurality of uplink signals are transmitted through a plurality of uplink carriers in a uplink band
of a band 25 among E-UTRA (Evolved-Universal Terrestrial Radio Access) operating bands;

determining whether the plurality of uplink carriers are non-contiguously aggregated in intra-band;
determining transmission power for transmitting the plurality of uplink signals by applying a maximum power reduction (MPR);
and

applying an additional MPR to the determined transmission power for protecting an uplink band of a band 2 from unwanted emission
of the band 25,

wherein the uplink band of the band 25 is a band from 1850 MHz to 1915 MHz,
wherein the uplink band of the band 2 is a band from 1850 MHz to 1910 MHz,
wherein the additional MPR is obtained by CEIL {MN, 0.5},

where MN=3.0;0
3.26?0.026*NRB_alloc;10
1.4?0.007*NRB_alloc;100
where NRB_alloc is a total number of resource blocks (RBs) that are transmitted at a same time, and the CEIL {MN, 0.5} is a function that rounds off on a per-0.5 dB basis.

US Pat. No. 9,587,446

SUBSEA REMOVABLE FLEX JOINT LAYDOWN TOOL

CHEVRON U.S.A. INC., San...

1. A flex joint laydown tool, comprising:
a body comprising:
a first portion; and
a second portion hingedly coupled to the first portion;
at least one flex joint coupling feature disposed on the first portion and the second portion at a proximal end of the body,
wherein the at least one flex joint coupling feature is configured to couple to at least one first laydown tool coupling feature
of a flex joint, wherein the at least one flex joint coupling feature applies pre-tensioning to the flex joint to protect
the flex joint from bending while the first portion and the second portion are coupled to the flex joint;

a riser coupling feature disposed on an inner surface of the first portion and the second portion toward a distal end of the
body, wherein the riser coupling feature is configured to couple with a second laydown tool coupling feature of a riser; and

at least one third laydown tool coupling feature movably coupled to the first portion of the body, wherein the at least one
third laydown tool coupling feature couples to the second portion when the body is in a closed position, wherein the at least
one third laydown tool coupling feature decouples from the second portion of the body to allow the body to move from the closed
position to an open position.

US Pat. No. 9,586,186

MACHINE AND PROCESS FOR PROVIDING A PRESSURIZED LIQUID STREAM WITH DISSOLVED GAS

NANO GAS TECHNOLOGIES INC...

1. A liquid-gas saturation machine comprising:
a pressure vessel that includes,
above a mid-line, a gas nozzle adapted for the addition of a gas to an interior volume of the pressure vessel and a liquid
atomizer adapted for the addition of a liquid to the interior volume of the pressure vessel;

below the mid-line, a fluid outlet positioned above a bottom of the pressure vessel and a clean-out port positioned at or
adjacent to the bottom of the pressure vessel; and

a means for determining a fluid level within the interior volume of the pressure vessel; and
a flow path fluidly connected to the fluid outlet, the flow path including a plurality of alternating flow characteristic
regions;

wherein the alternating flow characteristic regions are laminar flow regions and turbulent or transitional flow regions;
wherein the alternating flow characteristic regions are distinguished by a Reynolds number value of at least about 500; and
wherein the flow path is provided by a tube that has an internal diameter of about 2 mm to about 25 mm.

US Pat. No. 9,587,324

APPARATUS FOR PROCESSING A MELT

Varian Semiconductor Equi...

1. An apparatus for processing a melt, comprising:
a crucible configured to contain the melt, the melt having an exposed surface that is separated from a floor of the crucible
by a first distance;

a crucible heater disposed below the floor of the crucible and configured to deliver a heat flow to maintain the melt at or
above a melting temperature of the melt; and

a submerged heater comprising a heating element and a shell disposed between the heating element and the melt, wherein the
heating element does not contact the melt,

the heating element being disposed at a second distance with respect to the exposed surface of the melt that is less than
the first distance, wherein the submerged heater is disposed above the crucible heater.

US Pat. No. 9,586,390

PREPREG TAPE SLITTING METHOD AND APPARATUS

Web Industries, INc., Ma...

1. A method for the production of slit tape from a master roll of a continuous sheet of prepreg material comprising:
a) unwinding the master roll of prepreg material;
b) feeding the continuous sheet of prepreg material with a liner overlaying and attached to at least one surface of the continuous
sheet into and through a slitter, thereby simultaneously slitting the prepreg sheet and liner, and

c) winding the so formed slit tape, with liner attached;
wherein the liner is a polymer film which 1) has a thickness of 0.1 to about 12 mils, a lengthwise tensile strength of 500
psi to 40,000 psi, and a transverse tensile strength of 500 psi to 30,000 psi, 2) resists elongation and/or the creation of
stress fractures in the film under the stress of winding, and 3) manifests a sufficient adhesive or peel strength with the
prepreg material so as avoid separating from the prepreg material under the stresses of the unwinding, slitting and winding
processes.

US Pat. No. 9,591,021

ZERO DAY THREAT DETECTION USING HOST APPLICATION/PROGRAM TO USER AGENT MAPPING

McAfee, Inc., Santa Clar...

1. A non-transitory machine readable medium, on which are stored instructions, comprising instructions that when executed
cause a machine to:
intercept by a first device a request for data from a second device by an application, wherein the request identifies a user
agent; and

generate an indication responsive to a determination that a predetermined threshold number of different user agents has been
identified in requests from the application,

wherein the predetermined threshold number is application-specific.

US Pat. No. 9,590,850

DISCOVERY OF CONNECTIVITY AND COMPATIBILITY IN A COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. An apparatus configured for operation in a first network comprising an overlay network for communication among a plurality
of client nodes, the apparatus comprising:
an interface configured to communicate with a node in a second network comprising an underlying network for communication
among a plurality of server nodes, said interface connecting said overlay network to said underlying network;

a processor configured to identify at the apparatus, said interface as a spare interface and advertise said spare interface
to one or more of said client nodes in said overlay network when said spare interface is not in use for communication between
said overlay network and said underlying network, wherein advertising said spare interface comprises transmitting connectivity
information associated with said underlying network and server or client compatibility information for said spare interface
for auto-discovery of said spare interface by said client nodes or a management node; and

memory for storing said connectivity and compatibility information;
wherein said spare interface comprises an interface available to accommodate new services within said overlay network, and
wherein advertisement of said spare interface is used to identify a compatible spare interface in said overlay network and
direct traffic over a network path containing said spare interface.

US Pat. No. 9,588,144

CURRENT SENSOR

Sendyne Corporation, New...

1. Apparatus for use in measuring current with respect to first and second measurement points, the apparatus comprising:
a first instrumentation amplifier, said instrumentation amplifier having first and second input terminals,
a first impedance means connecting the first and second measurement points to first and second terminals of a first switch,
respectively, with the first and second terminals of the first switch connected respectively to the first and second input
terminals of the first instrumentation amplifier;

a second instrumentation amplifier, said instrumentation amplifier having first and second input terminals,
a second impedance means connecting the first and second measurement points to first and second terminals of a second switch,
respectively, with the first and second terminals of the second switch connected respectively to the first and second input
terminals of the second instrumentation amplifier.

US Pat. No. 9,586,504

FORWARD AND REARWARD FACING CHILD SEAT WITH BELT TENSIONING MECHANISM FOR IMPROVED INSTALLATION

BRITAX CHILD SAFETY, INC....

1. A child seat configured to be secured to a vehicle seat in both a rear-facing and a forward-facing orientation by a belt
of the vehicle seat, the child seat comprising:
a seat base comprising a seat portion, a backrest portion, first and second lateral edges that protrude forwardly and upwardly
from the seat and backrest portions, a first belt path generally at a middle of the seat portion in a forward and rearward
direction, and a second belt path generally at an intersection of the seat and backrest portions; and

a tensioning mechanism attached to the seat base to be movable between a first position and a second position, the tensioning
mechanism having an end attached to the backrest portion at an axis such that the tensioning mechanism rotates between the
first position and the second position pivotally about the axis, and wherein the tensioning mechanism has a first lateral
edge surface and a second lateral edge surface, the first and second lateral edge surfaces extending along respective sides
of the tensioning mechanism from and transverse to the axis, wherein in the first position, the tensioning mechanism is substantially
adjacent to the seat base, and wherein in the second position, the tensioning mechanism is at least partly displaced from
the seat base in order to enable at least one of the first belt path or the second belt path to receive the belt,

wherein the first belt path is configured to allow a user to position the belt to be displaced by the first and second lateral
edge surfaces relative to the first and second lateral edges to secure the child seat to the vehicle seat when the child seat
is in the rear-facing orientation, wherein the second belt path is configured to allow the user to position the belt to be
displaced by the first and second lateral edge surfaces relative to the first and second lateral edges to secure the child
seat to the vehicle seat when the child seat is in the forward-facing orientation, and

wherein in each of the forward or rear-facing orientations, the first and second lateral edge surfaces of respective different
portions of the tensioning mechanism displace the belt to apply tension to the belt.

US Pat. No. 9,585,908

COLLYRIUM COMPOSITION AND METHOD OF USING SAME

Chromaceutical Advanced T...

1. A method comprising:
applying a protective or decontaminating collyrium composition to a fluid, structure or tissue selected from the group consisting
of ocular fluid, eye surfaces, periocular tissues, and contact lenses;

said composition comprising a compound selected from the group consisting of hydroxocobalamin, hydroxo(aquo)cobalamin or a
mixture of hydroxocobalamin and hydroxo(aquo)cobalamin;

wherein said protective or decontaminating collyrium composition deactivates or substantially deactivates or facilitates removal
of irritant gases or reactive pollutant combustion gases for individuals in need thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,589,776

RUGGEDIZED ADVANCED IDENTIFICATION MASS SPECTROMETER

SRI International, Menlo...

1. A dual-ionization mass spectrometer, comprising:
a first mass spectrometer module forming a hard ionization mass spectrometer;
a second mass spectrometer module forming a soft ionization mass spectrometer;
a vacuum ultraviolet light source positioned between the first and second mass spectrometers;
a housing encompassing first and second sets of plates and the light source; and
an inlet positioned to receive a sample of an analyte and provide it to at least one of the first and second modules.

US Pat. No. 9,588,594

ELECTRONIC DEVICE, METHOD FOR CONTROLLING THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE, RECORDING MEDIUM, AND EAR-JACK TERMINAL CAP INTERWORKING WITH THE ELECTRONIC DEVICE

Samsung Electronics Co., ...

1. A method for controlling an electronic device, comprising:
determining whether an ear-jack terminal cap is into an ear-jack terminal provided in the electronic device and in response;
setting at least one function for a button of the ear-jack terminal cap; and
performing the set at least one function upon receipt of an input of the button of the ear-jack terminal cap,
wherein the setting of the at least one function for the button of the ear-jack terminal cap comprises:
displaying button types controllable through the ear-jack terminal cap, if the ear-jack terminal cap is inserted into the
ear-jack terminal, and

receiving an input selecting at least one corresponding to the set at least one function of the displayed button types.

US Pat. No. 9,588,006

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR PRESSURE SENSOR CALIBRATION

InvenSense, Inc., San Jo...

1. A method for calibrating a pressure sensor associated with a mobile device comprising:
determining location information for the mobile device;
receiving reference pressure information from an external source based at least in part on the determined location information;
measuring pressure with the pressure sensor; and
calibrating the pressure sensor using the measured pressure and the reference pressure information; wherein the reference
pressure information and the measured pressure correspond to different time periods.

US Pat. No. 9,590,906

NETWORK RESOURCE SHARING FOR ROUTING AND FORWARDING INFORMATION

Cisco Technology, Inc., ...

1. An apparatus comprising:
a processor;
a forwarding or routing table;
a memory having instructions stored thereon, wherein the instructions when executed by the processor, cause the processor
to:

upon receiving a first MAC address (media access protocol) and a first IP (intemet protocol) address associated with a device
for entry to the forwarding or routing table, store the first MAC address and the first IP address in the forwarding or routing
table; and

upon receiving the first MAC address and one or more second IP addresses associated with the device for entry to the forwarding
or routing table, forward, via a tunnel maintained with a second apparatus, the one or more second IP addresses to the second
apparatus, wherein the forwarded one or more second IP addresses are entered in a second forwarding or routing table associated
with the second apparatus;

wherein, thereafter, routing or forwarding to, or from, the device in connection with the first MAC address is performed by
the apparatus,

wherein, thereafter, routing or forwarding to, or from, the device in connection with the first IP address is performed by
the apparatus, and

wherein, thereafter, routing or forwarding to, or from, the device in connection with the second one or more IP addresses
is performed using the second apparatus and across the tunnel.

US Pat. No. 9,589,857

INTERPOSER TEST STRUCTURES AND METHODS

Taiwan Semiconductor Manu...

1. A structure comprising:
an interposer having a test structure extending along a periphery of the interposer, at least a portion of the test structure
being in a first redistribution element, the first redistribution element being on a first surface of a substrate of the interposer,
the test structure being intermediate and electrically coupled to at least two probe pads.

US Pat. No. 9,589,031

SYSTEM FOR STORAGE, QUERYING, AND ANALYSIS OF TIME SERIES DATA

General Electric Company,...

1. A method of offering a data service for storage and querying of real-time asset operational data, comprising:
accessing, from a data source, time stamped data;
creating a plurality of data blocks, each data block comprising a portion of the time stamped data with at least one common
metadata attribute and a plurality of indices, each index associated with a corresponding data block, each index comprising
metadata associated with the corresponding data block;

storing the plurality of indices in an index database;
storing the plurality of data blocks in a time series database comprising a plurality of computing devices, each of which
stores a portion of the plurality of data blocks;

receiving, at a query layer from a requestor, a query that specifies criteria defining a set of data retrieved from the service;
requesting from the index database the indices associated with data blocks stored in the time series database comprising time
stamped data accessed to evaluate the query;

preparing a sub-query that produces appropriate data matching the criteria, the sub-query comprising the criteria and a logical
operation performed on data matching the criteria;

sending the sub-query to an evaluator resident on each of the computing devices that corresponds to the data blocks identified
in the requesting operation;

receiving at the evaluator the sub-query from the query layer;
evaluating the criteria specified in the sub-query with respect to the data blocks stored on the same computing devices as
the evaluator in order to select a subset of data;

performing the logical operation specified in the sub-query on the subset of data to produce a sub-result;
returning the sub-result to an output handler;
receiving, at an output handler, the sub-results produced in response to each sub-query;
combining the sub-results into a query result; and
returning the query result to the requestor.

US Pat. No. 9,586,549

VEHICLE IMPACT SENSOR AND NOTIFICATION SYSTEM

Christopher Luke Chambers...

1. A computerized method performed by one or more processors, the method comprising:
detecting an incident associated with a monitored vehicle, where detecting the incident comprises receiving an alert from
at least one proximity sensor associated with the vehicle, the monitored vehicle associated with a plurality of proximity
sensors operable to determine when a proximity threshold is violated by an outside object or vehicle relative to the monitored
vehicle, the proximity threshold comprising a predetermined distance from the monitored vehicle, wherein each proximity sensor
is associated with at least one camera, and wherein detecting the incident further includes:

detecting, by the at least one proximity sensor and prior to impact, an object or vehicle nearing the monitored vehicle within
the predetermined distance;

triggering a proximity alert in response to the detection; and
sending instructions to the at least one camera associated with the at least one proximity sensor to capture at least one
image or video in response to the triggered proximity alert, wherein the at least one camera is configured to capture at least
one image or video of an area associated with the triggered proximity alert, the area including at least a portion of location
in which the detected object or vehicle neared the monitored vehicle within the predetermined distance of the proximity threshold;

identifying a location of the vehicle in response to the detection;
storing a record of the detected incident, the record including the identified location of the vehicle, a time associated
with the detected incident, and the at least one image or video captured by the at least one camera;

determining, within a predetermined period of time, a plurality of received proximity alerts without a detected impact;
in response to determining that the number of received proximity alerts without the detected impact exceed an alert threshold;
identifying at least one party to notify of the plurality of received proximity alerts; and
automatically sending a notification of the plurality of received proximity alerts to the at least one identified party.

US Pat. No. 9,589,092

METHOD FOR CO-DESIGNING FLIP-CHIP AND INTERPOSER

MEDIATEK INC., Hsin-Chu ...

1. A method for co-designing a flip-chip and an interposer, comprising:
obtaining information regarding I/O pads, power pins and IR constraints of the flip-chip by a processor;
performing a bump planning procedure by the processor to obtain a minimum number of power bumps of the flip-chip corresponding
to the power pins of the flip-chip according to the information, and to uniform power density of the power bumps of the flip-chip
to obtain a minimum conductance of each of the power pins of the flip-chip and a bump placement of a plurality of micro bumps
of the flip-chip;

performing a chip-interposer routing procedure by the processor to obtain a flow network according to the minimum conductance
of the power pins and the bump placement of the micro bumps, and obtain a Re-Distribution Layer (RDL) routing of the flip-chip
and an interposer routing of the interposer according to the flow network; and

mounting the flip-chip to the interposer according to the RDL routing of the flip-chip and the interposer routing of the interposer
to obtain a chip-interposer structure,

wherein a distance between a die boundary of the flip-chip and the micro bump adjacent to the die boundary of the flip-chip
is not greater than half of a bump pitch of the micro bumps in the bump placement.

US Pat. No. 9,588,742

RULE-BASED AUTOMATIC CLASS GENERATION FROM A JSON MESSAGE

ORACLE INTERNATIONAL CORP...

1. A computer implemented method using a processor executing a process to perform one or more steps, the steps comprising:
receiving a set of one or more rules that include an identification portion and an action portion to be applied to one or
more JSON messages;

receiving the one or more JSON messages;
identifying a class structural or hierarchical characteristic provided by at least one JSON message in the one or more JSON
messages;

identifying a final class structural or hierarchical characteristic for a Java class to be generated for the at least one
JSON message;

generating a structural determination result at least by determining whether there is a structural or hierarchical change
between the class structural characteristic provided by the at least one JSON message in the one or more JSON messages and
the final class structural characteristic of the Java class to be generated for the at least one JSON message;

generating one or more Java classes respective to the one or more JSON messages using at least some of the set of one or more
rules based in part or in whole on the structural determination results, the one or more JSON messages converted into the
one or more Java classes by applying one or more actions specified by the action portion when a corresponding identification
portion is identified within at least one of the received one or more JSON messages to convert the one or more JSON messages
into the one or more Java classes;

identifying a form-oriented environment in which one or more message-based services are executed;
identifying a message-based service that returns a JSON message representation of an executed form and data associated with
the executed form in the form-oriented environment;

accessing the data associated with the executed form for the JSON message representation;
generating parsing results at least by parsing the data associated with the executed form for the JSON message representation;
converting at least a portion of the JSON message representation into a first Java object at least by deserializing the at
least the portion of the JSON message representation;

retrieving Java consumable data from the first Java object at least by referencing the first Java object using at least a
native Java object;

identifying a first proprietary data type in a Java environment;
communicating first data values in the first proprietary data type in a first JSON message, rather than communicating in the
first proprietary data type within the Java environment;

identifying a first preferred format for a first Java class;
generating the first Java class in the first preferred format at least by applying one or more rules in the set of one or
more rules to at least a part of the first JSON message to convert the at least the part of the first JSON message to the
first Java class;

identifying a second proprietary data type in the Java environment;
generating a different proprietary data type at least by transforming the second proprietary data type into the different
proprietary data type;

communicating second data values in the different proprietary data type in a second JSON message, rather than communicating
in the different proprietary data type within the Java environment;

identifying a second preferred format for a second Java class;
generating the second Java class in the second preferred format at least by applying at least one rule in the set of one or
more rules to at least a part of the second JSON message to convert the at least the part of the second JSON message to the
second Java class;

identifying a hostname, a port, an URL, and login credentials for a server;
receiving, by a plug-in, a third JSON message by listening to the port for the server;
identifying a third preferred format for a third Java class;
generating the third Java class in the third preferred format at least by applying at least some of the set of one or more
rules to at least a part of the third JSON message to convert the at least the part of the third JSON message to the third
Java class on-the-fly;

identifying a skeleton of one or more JSON messages;
creating one or more needed Java classes based on the skeleton of the one or more JSON messages;
identifying a first rule in the set of one or more rules, the first rule defining one or more Java language constructs that
are allowed to be present in at least one Java class of the one or more Java classes with the rule;

identifying a second rule in the set of one or more rules, the second rule one or more functions and one or more stylistic
aspects including one or more formatting characteristics of the one or more Java language constructs;

defining a fourth Java class with a public access modifier, the fourth Java class comprising a plurality of Java language
constructs, a plurality of fields, and a plurality of methods;

defining the plurality of fields of the fourth Java class with private access modifiers;
defining the plurality of methods of the fourth Java class with public access modifiers, return types, method names, and parameters;
selecting a source from which the set of one or more rules is identified;
selecting a hierarchical structure for at least one Java class of the one or more Java classes;
verifying integrity of the set of one or more rules at least by detecting inconsistencies; and
defining a hierarchy on a storage device by using a generated Java class of the one or more Java classes.

US Pat. No. 9,585,538

BOOSTER TANK

Jackson WWS, Inc., Barbo...

1. A dishwashing machine comprising:
a tub having an interior that holds a first liquid;
a booster tank comprising a housing with a first portion disposed within said interior of said tub and a second portion disposed
outside said interior of said tub, an inlet disposed in said second portion of said housing that receives a second liquid
from a liquid source through a liquid supply plumbing that is connected to said inlet and external to the tub, and at least
one heater disposed within said housing, wherein said first portion of said housing is at least partially submerged within
said first liquid that is being held by said tub during operation of the dishwashing machine, whereby said first liquid is
heated by said booster tank; and

a pump assembly for pumping said heated first liquid from said interior of said tub to a spraying device,
wherein said second liquid is in contact with and heated by said heater.

US Pat. No. 9,587,444

DAMPENER LUBRICATOR FOR PLUNGER LIFT SYSTEM

Weatherford Technology Ho...

1. A lubricator for use in a plunger lift system, comprising:
a tubular body having an outlet formed through a wall thereof and a bore therethrough, the bore closed at an end thereof;
and

a striker assembly disposed within the bore, the striker assembly comprising:
a dampener housing longitudinally movable relative to the tubular body between a ready position and a stroked position;
a choke plate disposed in the dampener housing, separating a bore of the housing into an upper hydraulic chamber and a lower
hydraulic chamber, and having one or more orifices formed therethrough; and

a dampener support rod connecting the choke plate to the tubular body,
wherein the choke plate is fixed in position and the dampener housing is adapted to move relative to the choke plate during
operation;

wherein the orifices are sized to dissipate kinetic energy of a plunger striking a lower end of the dampener housing and moving
the dampener housing from the ready position to the stroked position.

US Pat. No. 9,585,366

HOUSEBREAKING REWARD SYSTEM

Radio Systems Corporation...

1. A housebreaking reward system comprising:
a disposable pad comprising:
a fluid holding layer arranged on the top of the disposable pad, the fluid holding layer comprising sorbent media to hold
fluid deposited on the disposable pad;

sensing elements responsive to contact with the fluid;
a wicking layer arranged between the fluid holding layer and the sensing elements, the wicking layer comprising a wicking
material arranged to wick fluid from the sensing elements to the fluid holding layer such that the fluid is held in the fluid
holding layer and the sensing elements are non-responsive; and

a backing layer beneath the wicking layer, the backing layer preventing fluid from transferring to a surface supporting the
disposable pad;

a moisture detector sending a trigger signal when at least one sensing element responds to the fluid deposited on the disposable
pad; and

a reward dispenser comprising:
a reservoir for holding a consumable reward; and
a dispenser dispensing at least a portion of the consumable reward from the reservoir in response to the trigger signal.
US Pat. No. 9,587,078

PROCESSES FOR ENHANCING FLAME RETARDANCE AND CHEMICAL RESISTANCE OF POLYMERS

SABIC GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES...

1. A product having a crosslinked surface with a delta YI value of 12 or less at 3.2 mm thickness measured at least 48 hours
after UV exposure to a dosage of about 36 J/cm2 of UVA radiation and no detectable UVC radiation, as measured using an EIT PowerPuck, wherein the crosslinked surface is formed
by:
(a) molding the product from a polymeric composition comprising:
(i) a photoactive additive that is a cross-linkable polycarbonate resin containing a photoactive group derived from a dihydroxybenzophenone,
wherein the cross-linkable polycarbonate resin does not contain soft block or soft aliphatic segments; and

(ii) optionally one or more polymeric base resins, and
(b) exposing the surface of the formed product to an effective dosage of ultraviolet radiation to cause crosslinking on a
surface of the product.

US Pat. No. 9,585,861

METHOD FOR TREATING A CANCER WITH A MIXED LIGAND GOLD(III) COMPLEXES AS ANTI-CANCER AGENTS

King Fahd University of P...

1. A pharmaceutically active composition, comprising:
a gold(III) complex having a formula selected from the group consisting of Formula II, Formula III, and Formula IV:

or a pharmaceutically acceptable salt, solvate or prodrug thereof, and
one or more pharmaceutically acceptable carriers.

US Pat. No. 9,590,740

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR ROBUST SYMMETRICAL NUMBER SYSTEM PHOTONIC DIRECTION FINDING

The United States of Amer...

1. A system for robust symmetrical number system photonic direction finding comprising:
a reference antenna for receiving an input RF signal, wherein said reference antenna is connected to a first input to a first
low noise amplifier (LNA), and to an input to an automatic gain control module (AGC);

a first measurement antenna element for receiving a first RF signal, wherein said first RF signal is an identical phase shifted
signal of said RF signal, further wherein said first measurement antenna element is separated from said reference antenna
a distance d1, said first measurement antenna element connected to an input to a first phase shifter;

said first phase shifter for shifting a phase of said first RF signal by a phase shift of ?1; said first phase shifter connected to a first input to a second LNA;

a second measurement antenna element for receiving a second RF signal, wherein said second RF signal is an identical phase
shifted signal of said RF signal, further wherein said second measurement antenna element is separated from said reference
antenna a distance d2, said second measurement antenna element connected to an input to a second phase shifter;

said second phase shifter for shifting a phase of said second RF signal by a phase shift of ?2;, said second phase shifter connected to a first input to a third LNA;

a third measurement antenna element for receiving a third RF signal, wherein said third RF signal is an identical phase shifted
signal of said RF signal, further wherein said third measurement antenna element is separated from said reference antenna
a distance d3, said third measurement antenna element connected to a an input to a third phase shifter;

said third phase shifter for shifting a phase of said third RF signal by a phase shift of ?3;, said third phase shifter connected to a first input to a fourth LNA;

said AGC, wherein an output of said AGC is connected to a second input to each of said first LNA, said second LNA, said third
LNA, and said fourth LNA;

said first LNA connected to a first electrode input to each of a first dual electrode Mach-Zehnder modulator (DE-MZM), a second
DE-MZM, and a third DE-MZM;

said second LNA connected to a second electrode input to said first DE-MZM;
said third LNA connected to a second electrode input to said second DE-MZM;
said fourth LNA connected to a second electrode input to said third DE-MZM;
a continuous wave (CW) laser for generating an optical signal, wherein an output of said CW laser is connected to an input
to a 3:1 optical splitter;

said 3:1 optical splitter, wherein a first output of said 3:1 optical splitter is connected to an optical input to said first
DE-MZM, a second output of said 3:1 optical splitter is connected to an optical input to said second DE-MZM, and a third output
of said 3:1 optical splitter is connected to an optical input to said third DE-MZM;

said first DE-MZM, wherein an output of said first DE-MZM is connected to an input to a first photodetector (PD);
said second DE-MZM, wherein an output of said second DE-MZM is connected to an input to a second PD;
said third DE-MZM, wherein an output of said third DE-MZM is connected to an input to a third PD;
said first PD, wherein an output of said first PD is connected to an input to a first direct current blocking capacitor (DC
BLK);

said second PD, wherein an output of said second PD is connected to an input to a second DC BLK;
said third PD, wherein an output of said third PD is connected to an input to a third DC BLK;
said first DC BLK, wherein an output of said first CD BLK is connected to an input to first envelope detection and normalizing
(ENV) module;

said second DC BLK, wherein an output of said second DC BLK is connected to an input to a second ENV module;
said third DC BLK, wherein an output of said third DC BLK is connected to an input to a third ENV module;
said first ENV module, wherein an output of said first ENV module is connected to an input to a first comparator network;
said second ENV, wherein an output of said second ENV module is connected to an input to a second comparator network;
said third ENV module, wherein an output of said third ENV module is connected to an input to a third comparator network;
said first comparator network, wherein an output of said first comparator network is connected to an input to a robust symmetrical
number system (RSNS) to direction of arrival (DOA) converter;

said second comparator network, wherein an output of said second comparator network is connected to an input to said RSNS
to DOA converter;

said third comparator network, wherein an output of said third comparator network is connected to an input to said RSNS to
DOA converter; and

said RSNS to DOA converter, wherein said RSNS to DOA converter includes an output for outputting a generated DOA.

US Pat. No. 9,590,805

LADDER-BASED CRYPTOGRAPHIC TECHNIQUES USING PRE-COMPUTED POINTS

EMC IP Holding Company LL...

1. A method comprising:
receiving, by a first computing device, a first input value and a second input value, wherein the first input value comprises
a fixed point on a curve and wherein the second input value comprises a scalar value;

obtaining, by the first computing device, a set of pre-computed values, wherein each pre-computed value is computed as the
first input value multiplied by a given multiple in a set of multiples comprising powers of 2;

performing, by the first computing device, a cryptographic process to generate a cryptographic value which comprises a scalar
multiplication of the first input value and the second input value;

wherein performing the cryptographic process comprises performing an iterative scalar multiplication process in which each
iteration of the iterative scalar multiplication process is implemented using a single point add operation to multiply a bit
of the second input value with one of the pre-computed values in the set of pre-computed values to generate a temporary value
which is updated after each iteration of the iterative scalar multiplication process, wherein a final temporary value which
results from a last iteration of the iterative scalar multiplication process comprises said cryptographic value;

utilizing, by the first computing device, the cryptographic value to generate a secure message or a digital signature; and
transmitting, by the first computing device, the secure message or digital signature to a second computing device over a computer
network to enable secured communications between the first and second computing devices over the computer network using the
secure message or digital signature.

US Pat. No. 9,589,802

DAMAGE FREE ENHANCEMENT OF DOPANT DIFFUSION INTO A SUBSTRATE

Varian Semuconductor Equi...

1. A method of doping a substrate, comprising:
implanting a dose of a helium species into the substrate through a surface of the substrate at an implant temperature of 300°
C. or greater;

depositing a doping layer containing a dopant on the surface of the substrate; andannealing the substrate at an anneal temperature, the anneal temperature being greater than the implant temperature, wherein
operations including the depositing, the implanting, and the annealing take place in a cluster tool without breaking vacuum
between operations, the method further comprising:
removing an oxide layer before the implanting and before the depositing; anddepositing a capping layer on the substrate after the implanting and after the depositing and before the annealing, wherein
the removing and the depositing are further performed in the cluster tool without breaking vacuum between operations.

US Pat. No. 9,590,691

BREAKING UP SYMBOLS FOR SPECTRAL WIDENING

Higher Ground LLC, Palo ...

1. A method of data communication using spectral widening, the method including:
dividing respective symbols of a block of symbols into a set of symbol pieces of shorter duration than a respective symbol,
wherein a respective number of symbol pieces for the respective symbol is adaptive;

scrambling the symbol pieces of the symbols of the block of symbols to obtain a sequence of scrambled symbol pieces; and
transmitting the sequence of scrambled symbol pieces and information indicative of the respective number of symbol pieces
for the respective symbol.

US Pat. No. 9,590,536

TWO-STEP CONNECTION OF ELECTRIC MOTORS BY MEANS OF ELECTROMAGNETIC SWITCHES

Rockwell Automation Techn...

1. A method of switching electrical contacts comprising:
monitoring voltage in an electrical system having a power source and a load;
closing first and second direct current electromagnetically controlled contacts for first and second phases of electrical
power at or before a first phase angle determined based on voltage zero-crossing; and

thereafter closing third direct current electromagnetically controlled contacts for a third phase of electrical power at a
prescribed moment following the closing of the first direct current electromagnetically controlled contacts;

wherein the first, second, and third electromagnetically controlled contacts are provided in windows of a common carrier and
the window in which the third direct current electromagnetically controlled contacts are disposed is offset with respect to
the windows in which the first and second direct current electromagnetically controlled contacts are disposed to provide the
closure of the first and second direct current electromagnetically controlled contacts before the closure of the third direct
current electromagnetically controlled contacts.

US Pat. No. 9,587,047

PROCESS FOR THE PRODUCTION OF BIMODAL POLYETHYLENE IN THE PRESENCE OF THIS CATALYST SYSTEM

SAUDI BASIC INDUSTRIES CO...

1. A two-step polymerisation process for the production of bimodal polyethylene in the presence of a catalyst system comprising:
(I) the solid reaction product obtained by reacting
a) a hydrocarbon solution containing
1) an organic oxygen containing magnesium compound or a halogen containing magnesium compound and
2) an organic oxygen containing titanium compound
wherein the molar ratio of magnesium to titanium is lower than 3:1, and
b) an aluminium halogenide having the formula AlRnX3-n in which R is a hydrocarbon radical containing 1-10 carbon atoms, X is halogen and 0
(II) an aluminium compound having the formula AlR3 in which R is a hydrocarbon radical containing 1-10 carbon atom and

(III) an electron donor selected from the group of 1,2-dialkoxyalkanes and 1,2-dialkoxyalkenes
wherein in a first step a low molecular weight polyethylene is produced which has a MFI190/1,2 between 1 and 200 dg/min, and in a second step a high molecular weight ethylene copolymer is produced in which a MFI190/5 of a total product is between 0.1 and 5 dg/min, and a weight fraction of the low molecular weight polyethylene produced in
the first step is between 40 wt % and 60 wt % of the total product.

US Pat. No. 9,585,395

LIQUID TERMITICIDE COMPOSITIONS OF PYRETHROIDS AND NEONICITINOIDS

FMC Corporation, Philade...

1. A method for controlling termites comprising applying a termiticidally effective amount of a termite composition dispersed
in an aqueous medium wherein the termiticide consists of a mixture of
(i) bifenthrin and
(ii) thiamethoxam,wherein the amount of bifenthrin is equal to from 0.0005% by weight to 0.50% by weight of all components in the composition
and the amount of thiamethoxam is equal to from 0.0005% by weight to 0.50% by weight of all components in the composition
to a locus where termite control is needed or expected to be needed, wherein said locus is selected from a termite-infested
structure, a structure that is expected to be termite-infested, or a location adjacent to said structures.
US Pat. No. 9,589,099

DETERMINATION OF GENE EXPRESSION LEVELS OF A CELL TYPE

The Chinese University of...

1. A method for measuring a genomic expression in a first subpopulation of cells of a sample of a cell mixture, the method
comprising:
identifying a plurality of subpopulation informative genes including:
at least one subpopulation target gene; and
at least one subpopulation reference gene having a lower biological variation relative to the subpopulation target gene, each
of the plurality of subpopulation informative genes identified as having at least a predetermined percentage of its transcripts
in one or more calibration samples of the cell mixture contributed by the cells of the first subpopulation, the cell mixture
containing a plurality of different subpopulations of cells, the predetermined percentage being equal to or greater than 50%;

performing one or more reactions involving the cell mixture sample;
measuring signals corresponding to the plurality of subpopulation informative genes from the one or more reactions involving
the cell mixture sample, wherein the signals are proportional to amounts of transcripts of the plurality of subpopulation
informative genes in the cell mixture sample;

receiving, at a computer system, the signals obtained from the measurement of the cell mixture sample;
using the signals to determine, with the computer system, a first amount of transcripts of the at least one subpopulation
target gene in the cell mixture sample and a second amount of transcripts of the at least one subpopulation reference gene
in the cell mixture sample; and

calculating a parameter that is a relative value of the first amount to the second amount, the parameter providing a measurement
of an amount of genomic expression of the subpopulation target gene in the first subpopulation of cells of the cell mixture
sample.

US Pat. No. 9,590,118

WAFER WITH SOI STRUCTURE HAVING A BURIED INSULATING MULTILAYER STRUCTURE AND SEMICONDUCTOR DEVICE STRUCTURE

GLOBALFOUNDRIES Inc., Gr...

1. A semiconductor device structure, comprising:
an SOI substrate comprising a semiconductor base substrate material, a buried insulating structure formed on said base substrate
material, and a semiconductor film formed on said buried insulating structure, wherein said buried insulating structure comprises
a multilayer stack having a nitride layer interposed between two oxide layers;

a semiconductor device formed in and above an active region of said SOI substrate, comprising:
a gate structure;
raised source/drain regions located at opposing sides of said gate structure; and
a silicide contact region defined in said base substrate material below said semiconductor device;
a nitride material layer disposed above said semiconductor device and at least a portion of said silicide contact region,
a contact dielectric disposed above said nitride material layer, and
a back bias contact at least partially disposed in said contact dielectric and being electrically connected to said silicide
contact region.

US Pat. No. 9,588,521

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR GUIDING AN AIRCRAFT DURING A LOW LEVEL FLIGHT

Airbus Operations SAS, (...

1. A method of guidance of an aircraft during a low-height flight, said method comprising:
a) constructing, by a construction unit, a flight trajectory as a function of the relief of the terrain overflown and of a
safety corridor, the safety corridor defining limits on either side of the flight trajectory at least in the lateral plane;

b) guiding the aircraft, by a guidance unit, along said flight trajectory; and
prior to step a), determining the height of the relief, termed the downstream relief, by a processing unit, the downstream
relief existing in the forward sense in the direction of flight of the aircraft,

wherein step a) further comprises adapting by the construction unit, in a repetitive manner, for successive points of the
flight trajectory, the height of the flight trajectory to said downstream relief, the height of the flight trajectory being
adapted, at each point considered of the flight trajectory, to said downstream relief so as to allow the aircraft to clear
said downstream relief from said point considered by implementing a rectilinear climb at maximum rate of climb of the aircraft,
along a rectilinear lateral direction corresponding to the direction of the aircraft at said point considered.

US Pat. No. 9,585,767

EXPANDABLE INTERVERTEBRAL CAGE ASSEMBLIES AND METHODS

SPECTRUM SPINE IP HOLDING...

1. An expandable cage for insertion into an intervertebral space, comprising:
a cage body having an upper portion and a lower portion, the upper portion having a an upper bone contact surface and an upper
portion lower surface, the lower portion having a lower bone contact surface and a lower portion upper surface, wherein the
upper portion and lower portion are connected;

a one-piece elongate expander positioned substantially therebetween the upper portion lower surface and the lower portion
upper surface, the elongate expander defining a tapered distal end tapering from a proximal portion to the distal end and
extending at least partially beyond a distal end of the cage body when the expandable cage is in an unexpanded position, wherein
the tapered distal end is a leading end, wherein the elongate expander comprises a feature for receipt of a means for actuating
longitudinal translation of the elongate expander, and wherein the elongate expander has a length that is at least 50% the
length of the cage body and wherein translation of the elongate expander proximally expands the cage body by separating at
least a portion of the upper portion from at least a portion of the lower portion.

US Pat. No. 9,590,807

IDENTITY BASED PUBLIC KEY CRYPTOSYSTEM

TATA CONSULTANCY SERVICES...

1. A computer implemented method for generating cryptographic parameters for securing information, the method comprising:
generating a private_IGTABLE based on a Euler totient function of a composite number (?(n)), wherein the private_IGTABLE includes
a plurality of random numbers (x) by a parameter generation module coupled to a processor;

generating a public_IGTABLE based on the private_IGTABLE, the composite number (n), and a group generator element (g), wherein
the public_IGTABLE includes a modular exponentiation corresponding to each of the plurality of random numbers (x) given by
the equation gx(mod n), wherein gx is the modular exponentiation under modulo n, and wherein n is the composite number by
the parameter generation module;

computing a public key of a user based on the public_IGTABLE, an identity number (ID) corresponding to the user, and the composite
number (n) by a key generation module;

generating a secret key of the user based on the ID, a master private key, the private_IGTABLE and the Euler totient function
of the composite number (?(n)) by the key generation module;

providing the cryptographic parameters to the user for performing encryption and decryption, wherein the cryptographic parameters
include at least one of the ID, the public key, and the secret key by the key generation module;

encrypting the cryptographic parameters to obtain a cipher text using a public key of a user, wherein a signature is used
for authenticating at least one of a first user and a second user by the key generation module; and

requesting a Public Key Infrastructure (PKI) for a plurality of cryptographic parameters and subsequently encrypting the information
using the cryptographic parameters to obtain the ciphertext by the key generation module.

US Pat. No. 9,587,176

PROCESS FOR TREATING HIGH PARAFFIN DILUTED BITUMEN

FORT HILLS ENERGY L.P., ...

1. A paraffinic solvent recovery process for treating a high paraffin diluted bitumen containing bitumen and residual water,
fine solids and asphaltenes, the high paraffin diluted bitumen being derived from a paraffinic froth separation operation
that separates a bitumen froth into a solvent diluted tailings component and the high paraffin diluted bitumen, comprising:
pre-heating the high paraffin diluted bitumen to produce a heated high paraffin diluted bitumen;
supplying the heated high paraffin diluted bitumen to a paraffinic solvent flashing apparatus;
separating the heated high paraffin diluted bitumen within the paraffinic solvent flashing apparatus into a flashed paraffinic
solvent component and a diluted bitumen underflow component;

deriving a hot dry bitumen from the diluted bitumen underflow component;
wherein the pre-heating comprises indirectly transferring heat to the high paraffin diluted bitumen from the hot dry bitumen.

US Pat. No. 9,585,411

MARBLED SURFACE CHOCOLATE PRODUCT

Mars, Incorporated, McLe...

1. A process for providing colored confections, comprising the steps of:
simultaneously applying an edible dry colorant and a color adherent coating solution to a mixing pan having a mass of chocolate
pieces therein to provide colored-chocolate pieces having a random variation in colorant particle density across the chocolate
surface of said pieces;

wherein the edible dry colorant consists of a dye and/or colorant having an average particle size of less than about 150 microns
and wherein the process does not include forming a hard panned sugar shell on the chocolate pieces.

US Pat. No. 9,586,913

PROCESSES FOR THE PREPARATION OF LINEZOLID USING NOVEL INTERMEDIATES

Symed Labs Limited, (IN)...

1. A process for the preparation of Linezolid of formula I:

or an enantiomeric form or a mixture of enantiomeric forms thereof,
which comprises:
a) acetylating (R)-phthalimido-2-hydroxypropyl-carbamate compound of formula IV:

or an enantiomeric form or a mixture of enantiomeric forms thereof, wherein R1 is C1-12 straight or branched chain alkyl, cycloalkyl, haloalkyl, substituted or unsubstituted aryl, or substituted or unsubstituted
aralkyl;

with an acetylating agent, optionally in the presence of a base, to produce an (R)-phthalimido-2-acetyloxypropyl-carbamate
compound of formula III:


or an enantiomeric form or a mixture of enantiomeric forms thereof, wherein R1 is as defined in formula IV, and ‘Ac’ represents an acetyl group; and

b) reacting the (R)-phthalimido-2-acetyloxypropyl-carbamate compound of formula III with a suitable reagent, optionally in
the presence of a base, to produce the Linezolid of formula I.

US Pat. No. 9,591,510

SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO CREATE MESSAGE TRAFFIC

Raytheon Company, Waltha...

1. A method comprising:
receiving, at processing circuitry, first message characteristics of a plurality of messages to transmit to a first device,
wherein the first message characteristics include a message inter-arrival time, a message size characteristic, and a message
type of actual message traffic transmitted to another device;

determining first statistics of the first message characteristics including an average of the inter-arrival time, a standard
deviation of the inter-arrival time, an average of the message size, a standard deviation of the message size, and a number
of messages with the message type;

generating, using the processing circuitry, mock messages that include second message characteristics that are statistically
the same as the determined first statistics, the second message characteristics different from the first message characteristics;
and

transmitting the plurality of mock messages to the first device, wherein the plurality of mock messages are configured by
the processing circuitry to be different from the plurality of messages.

US Pat. No. 9,585,920

METHOD AND SYSTEM FOR TREATING CANCER CACHEXIA

1. A method of treating cancer cachexia in a subject in need of such treatment, said method comprising a step of administering
a therapeutically effective amount of a composition comprising bacillus calmette-guerin adapted to produce one of tomatidine
and p53 and wherein the cancer is bladder cancer or colorectal cancer.

US Pat. No. 9,587,903

PNEUMATIC LAUNCHER SYSTEM AND METHOD

1. A pneumatic launcher system comprising:
a launcher frame;
said launcher frame including an interchangeable trigger module;
said interchangeable trigger module provides handling different projectile types;
said interchangeable trigger module provides different firing modes and rates;
said interchangeable trigger module includes a trigger, a firing rate selector, a catch, a hydraulic damper and at least one
piston;

said launcher frame including an interchangeable bolt, and
said interchangeable bolt provides for launching different projectile types;
said launcher frame including an interchangeable barrel, and
said interchangeable barrel provides for launching different projectile types.

US Pat. No. 9,588,854

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR A SECONDARY WEBSITE WITH MIRRORED CONTENT FOR AUTOMATIC FAILOVER

AOL Inc., Dulles, VA (US...

1. A method for providing a secondary website with content mirrored from a primary website, the method including:
accessing a dynamically generated primary website provided by one or more primary servers by using an agent that specifies
a type of user-agent including at least one of a web browser type or a bot;

generating a static secondary website based on the dynamically generated primary website that is accessed by using the agent;
storing the static secondary website on a secondary server;
determining when the dynamically generated primary website is unavailable; and
providing the static secondary website from the secondary server when the dynamically generated primary website is unavailable.

US Pat. No. 9,586,726

DRAWSTRING TRASH BAG

Poly-America, L.P., Gran...

1. A drawstring bag comprising:
a first panel and a second panel, the first panel and the second panel joined along a first side, a bottom, and a second side,
the first panel and the second panel thereby defining an upper opening of the bag,

a first hem located along the upper opening of the bag in the first panel,
a first drawstring disposed within the first hem,
a second drawstring disposed within the first hem,
the first panel, the second panel, the first drawstring, and the second drawstring welded together proximate to the first
side by one or more first short seals,

the first panel, the second panel, the first drawstring and the second drawstring welded together proximate to the second
side by one or more second short seals,

the first drawstring having a working length greater than a working length of the second drawstring, and
the second drawstring having an elongation at yield of less than 100% such that the second drawstring experiences a permanent
deformation when elongated less than 100%.

US Pat. No. 9,588,791

FLEXIBLE PHYSICAL FUNCTION AND VIRTUAL FUNCTION MAPPING

Altera Corporation, San ...

1. A method for mapping between physical functions and virtual functions, the method comprising:
receiving, by a virtualization management unit, data indicating virtual machines to be provided access to hardware functionality
implemented in function blocks; and

establishing, by the virtualization management unit, a mapping between the virtual machines and the function blocks to provide
the virtual machines access to the hardware functionality implemented in the function blocks, the mapping indicating each
virtual machine associated with a corresponding virtual function, each virtual function associated with one or more of the
physical functions, and each of the one or more physical functions associated with the one or more function blocks, wherein
the mapping is based on characteristics of the virtual machines, wherein the one or more physical functions includes a first
physical function and a second physical function, the first physical function mapped to a first function block providing a
first hardware functionality, the second physical function mapped to the first function block and a second function block,
the second function block providing a second hardware functionality;

reconfiguring the second function block to provide a third hardware functionality, the third hardware functionality being
different than the second hardware functionality; and

updating, by the virtualization management unit, the mapping based on the reconfiguration of the second function block to
provide the third hardware functionality.

US Pat. No. 9,588,077

NANOELECTRONIC ELECTROCHEMICAL TEST DEVICE

Nanomix, Inc., Emeryvill...

1. A method comprising:
dispersing a plurality of nanostructures and a quantity of a biomolecule in an aqueous solution to thereby create a stable
suspension of nanostructures and biomolecules;

providing a substrate surface having an electrode surface thereon; and
simultaneously depositing nanostructures and biomolecules from the stable suspension to at least the electrode surface to
thereby immobilize the biomolecules on the substrate.

US Pat. No. 9,585,413

FOOD INGREDIENTS PRODUCED FROM HIGH AMYLOSE WHEAT

ARISTA CEREAL TECHNOLOGY ...

1. A process for producing a food ingredient or a drink ingredient comprising a step of processing wheat grain, wherein the
wheat grain comprises an embryo, an endosperm, starch and a reduced level or activity of total SBEII protein, wherein the
embryo comprises a loss of function mutation in alleles of endogenous genes of SBEIIa-A, SBEIIa-B, and SBEIIa-D, such that
the level or activity of total SBEII protein in the grain is 2% to 30% of the level or activity of total SBEII protein in
a wild-type wheat grain, wherein
i) said alleles include 5 or 6 SBEIIa alleles which each comprise a loss of function mutation, wherein at least one of the
5 or 6 SBEIIa alleles which comprise a loss of function mutation comprises a loss of function point mutation,

ii) the wheat grain has a germination rate of between about 70% and about 100% relative to the germination rate of a wild-type
grain, and

iii) the starch of the wheat grain has an amylose content of at least 60% (w/w) as determined by an iodometric method,thereby producing the food or drink ingredient.

US Pat. No. 9,587,159

ENZYMES FOR REMOVING SULFUROUS COMPOUNDS IN DOWNHOLE FLUIDS

Baker Hughes Incorporated...

1. A method comprising:
circulating a fluid composition into a subterranean reservoir wellbore; wherein the fluid composition comprises at least one
cysteine synthase that is at least 75% homologous to the cDNA sequence of SEQ ID NO:1 in an effective concentration to decrease
an amount of sulfur-containing compounds; and

decreasing the amount of sulfur-containing compounds in the subterranean reservoir wellbore and/or downhole fluids recovered
therefrom.

US Pat. No. 9,588,100

MICROFLUIDIC SYSTEM AND METHOD WITH FOCUSED ENERGY APPARATUS

PREMIUM GENETICS (UK) LTD...

1. An apparatus which identifies objects, said apparatus comprising:
a microfluidic chip in which are disposed a plurality of channels, including:
a main fluid channel into which a sample fluid mixture of objects to be identified is introduced;
a plurality of sheath fluid channels into which sheath fluids are introduced, said sheath fluids which orient said objects
in said main fluid channel in a predetermined direction while still maintaining laminar flow in said main fluid channel; wherein
said plurality of sheath fluid channels comprise:

a first plurality of sheath fluid channels which intersect said main fluid channel at a first intersection, such that said
sheath fluids compress said sample fluid mixture on at least two sides, such that said fluid mixture becomes a relatively
smaller, narrower stream, bounded by said sheath fluids, while maintaining laminar flow in said main fluid channel;

a second plurality of sheath fluid channels which intersect said main fluid channel at a second intersection downstream from
said first intersection, such that said sheath fluids from said second plurality of sheath fluid channels compress said sample
fluid mixture in one of said at least two sides, or in two sides opposite from said at least two sides, such that said sample
fluid mixture is further compressed while still maintaining laminar flow in said main fluid channel; and

a third sheath fluid channel disposed vertical to said main fluid channel at a third intersection, and disposed downstream
from said second intersection, said sheath fluid from said third sheath fluid channel which further compresses said sample
fluid mixture while still maintaining laminar flow in said main fluid channel;

an interrogation apparatus which detects and interrogates said oriented objects in said main fluid channel; and
a focused energy apparatus which performs an action on said objects.
US Pat. No. 9,587,026

ANTI-INTERLEUKIN-4 RECEPTOR ANTIBODIES

Immunex Corporation, Tho...

1. An isolated anti-interleukin-4 receptor antibody comprising:
a. a light chain variable domain comprising the CDR1, 2, and 3 sequences of SEQ ID NO: 14 and a heavy chain variable domain
comprising the CDR1, 2, and 3 sequences of SEQ ID NO: 16; or

b. a light chain variable domain comprising the CDR1, 2, and 3 sequences of SEQ ID NO: 18 and a heavy chain variable domain
comprising the CDR1, 2, and 3 sequences of SEQ ID NO:20; or

c. a light chain variable domain comprising the CDR1, 2, and 3 sequences of SEQ ID NO:22 and a heavy chain variable domain
comprising the CDR1, 2, and 3 sequences of SEQ ID NO:24.

US Pat. No. 9,586,923

SPRAY OXIDATION PROCESS FOR PRODUCING 2,5-FURANDICARBOXYLIC ACID FROM HYDROXYMETHYLFURFURAL

University of Kansas, La...

1. A process for carrying out an oxidation on a sprayable feed including a crude dehydration product of natural hexose as
a furanic substrate to be oxidized and a catalytically effective combination of cobalt, manganese, and bromide components
for catalyzing the oxidation of the furanic substrate, comprising the steps of:
acid dehydrating a natural hexose to provide a crude dehydration product as a furanic substrate to be oxidized;
directly incorporating the crude dehydration product into the sprayable feed;
spraying the feed into a reactor vessel;
supplying oxygen or an oxygen-containing gas as an oxidant to the reactor vessel;
reacting the furanic substrate and the oxidant in the presence of the cobalt, manganese and bromide components to form 2,5-furandicarboxylic
acid; and

managing the exothermic temperature rise due to the reaction, through a selection and control of the operating pressure within
the reactor vessel.

US Pat. No. 9,586,304

CONTROLLED-EXPANSION CMP PAD CASTING METHOD

Rohm and Haas Electronic ...

1. A method of manufacturing a polishing pad suitable for planarizing at least one of semiconductor, optical and magnetic
substrates, the method comprising the following:
obtaining a liquid polyurethane material formed from an isocyanate-terminated molecule and a curative agent, the liquid polyurethane
material having a Tgel temperature and containing fluid-filled polymeric microspheres, the fluid-filled polymeric microspheres are a blend of preexpanded
and unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres, the preexpanded and unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres each
having a Tstart temperature where diameter of the preexpanded and unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres increases at temperatures
equal to or above the Tstart temperature, and a Tmax temperature where gas escapes through the preexpanded and unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres to decrease diameter
of the expanded and unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres, with the Tstart temperature of the unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres being at least 5° C. less than the Tgel temperature of the liquid polyurethane material;

casting the liquid polyurethane material containing the blend of preexpanded and unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres
to react the isocyanate-terminated molecule and the curative agent;

heating the blend of preexpanded and unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres in the liquid polyurethane material to
a temperature of at least Tstart of the unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres to increase the diameter of the unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres,
the heating being to a temperature less than the Tmax temperature where gas escapes through the preexpanded and unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres, the heating being
to form a blend of preexpanded and expanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres in the liquid polyurethane material;

curing the blend of preexpanded and expanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres in the liquid polyurethane material to solidify
the liquid polyurethane material into a polyurethane matrix containing the preexpanded and expanded fluid-filled polymeric
microspheres; and

finishing the polishing pad from the cured polyurethane matrix containing the preexpanded and expanded fluid-filled polymeric
microspheres wherein final diameter of the preexpanded and expanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres is less than that
achieved from the Tmax temperature in air and a majority of fluid contained in the preexpanded and unexpanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres
remains in the preexpanded and expanded fluid-filled polymeric microspheres.

US Pat. No. 9,586,237

DEVICE AND METHOD FOR CLEANING A WIRE

COMPAGNIE GENERALE DES ET...

1. A device for scrubbing a metal wire, comprising:
a means for feeding and running the wire;
at least two pairs of circular brushes, each circular brush being mounted for rotation about an axis, the axes of circular
brushes being substantially mutually parallel and perpendicular to a direction in which the wire runs;

an application means, suitable for causing a circumference of the rotating circular brushes to contact the wire under pressure
while the device is operating; and

a tension adjusting means for adjusting tension of the wire as the wire passes between the two pairs of circular brushes comprising
at least two transport rollers driven in rotation by motors associated with a means for controlling the torque and speed of
the at least two transport rollers, one transport roller being positioned upstream of the two pairs of circular brushes, and
one transport roller being positioned downstream of the two pairs of circular brushes.

US Pat. No. 9,588,777

METHOD AND SYSTEM OF KNOWLEDGE TRANSFER BETWEEN USERS OF A SOFTWARE APPLICATION

LANDMARK GRAPHICS CORPORA...

1. A computer-implemented method comprising:
tracking steps performed by a plurality of users of a software application, based on each user's interactions with the software
application executable at a computing device of that user;

identifying a first series of steps within the tracked steps as a first task that produces an overall result within the software
application;

identifying a second series of steps within the tracked steps as a second task that also produces the same overall result
within the software application as the first task;

ranking the first and second tasks based on an identity of each user that previously performed the respective first and second
tasks;

receiving an indication of a later user performing one or more steps in at least one the first series of steps identified
for the first task or the second series of steps identified for the second task, based on the later user's interactions with
the software application executable at a computing device of the later user; and

responsive to the received indication, providing, for display on a display device coupled to the later user's computing device,
a visual representation of the first series of steps for the first task and the second series of steps for the second task
along with an indication of rank as between the first and second tasks.

US Pat. No. 9,587,469

POLY(ALKYENYLAMIDE)-POLYSACCHARIDE HYDROGELS FOR TREATMENT OF SUBTERRANEAN FORMATIONS

Halliburton Energy Servic...

1. A method of treating a subterranean formation, the method comprising:
placing in the subterranean formation a composition comprising a poly(alkenylamide)-polysaccharide hydrogel; and
plugging a flow pathway in the subterranean formation with the hydrogel;
wherein
the poly(alkenylamide) comprises the structure -(PAA)n-(CL)m-,

the poly(alkenylamide) is a block or random copolymer,
PAA has the structure

CL has the structure:

the poly(alkenylamide)-polysaccharide hydrogel comprises at least one crosslink comprising an imide between the poly(alkenylamide)
and the polysaccharide,

each of PAA and CL at each occurrence independently occur in the orientation shown or in the opposite orientation,
the polysaccharide comprises Structure I

each of R10, R11, R12, R13, and R14 are independently selected from the group consisting of —H, —R15, —OR15, and —C(O)R16,

at each occurrence R15 is independently selected from the group consisting of —H and C1-C10 hydrocarbyl,

at each occurrence R16 is independently selected from the group consisting of —O?, —OH, and —O?CI+,

at each occurrence CI+ is independently a counterion,

p is at least about 2,
each of R1, R2, R3, R4, R5, R6, R7, R8, and R9 at each occurrence is independently selected from the group consisting of —H and C1-C10 hydrocarbyl,

each of L1, L2, and L3 are independently at each occurrence selected from the group consisting of a bond and C1-C10 hydrocarbylene,

m is at least about 1,
n is at least about 2, and
m1 is about 0 to about 10,000,000.

US Pat. No. 9,591,286

3D IMAGE CAPTURE APPARATUS WITH DEPTH OF FIELD EXTENSION

3M INNOVATIVE PROPERTIES ...

1. A 3D imaging apparatus, comprising:
a housing;
an image sensor within the housing;
a first mirror and a second mirror each within the housing, the first and second mirrors positioned to receive an image from
an object external to the housing and provide the image to the image sensor;

an aperture element having a plurality of apertures, located along an optical path between the object and the image sensor,
for providing the image along a plurality of optical channels corresponding with the apertures to the image sensor;

a lens positioned within each of the optical channels between the aperture element and the image sensor; and
a holder within the housing for holding the first mirror, the aperture element, and the lens for each of the optical channels,
wherein the holder is located adjacent the image sensor,

wherein the image sensor is positioned substantially parallel to an object plane of the object,
wherein a depth of field of the apparatus includes the housing,
wherein the apparatus is configured to be placed directly on the object to be imaged for intra-oral scanning.

US Pat. No. 9,586,753

MOVABLE REUSABLE CONTAINMENT STRUCTURE FOR FLEXIBLE FLUID CONTAINMENT VESSEL

Ken Hanson, Oakesdale, W...

1. A containment structure for a flexible fluid containment vessel, comprising:
a fluid containment vessel having a flexible side wall which is defined by a top and bottom surfaces, and a circumscribing
sidewall, and wherein the fluid containment vessel when filled with a liquid orients the top surface a given height which
is vertically above the bottom surface thereof;

a non-rigid containment frame having a base frame which rests on an underlying supporting surface, and wherein the bottom
surface of the fluid containment vessel rests on the base frame, and wherein the base frame is not transportable nor movable
once the fluid containment vessel is filled with a liquid due to weight of liquid, and wherein the non-rigid containment frame
further includes a plurality of spaced, vertically oriented supports which releasably cooperate with the base frame, and which
further extends upwardly at least to a height which is equal to the height of the top surface of the fluid containment vessel,
and wherein the respective vertically oriented supports each have a support strap connection which faces outwardly relative
to each of the vertically oriented supports, and wherein the respective vertically oriented supports define an internal volume
into which the fluid containment vessel is oriented, and at least partially enclosed;

a supporting band circumscribing the plurality of vertically oriented supports, and which further cooperates with each of
the vertical supports, and wherein the supporting band provides laterally disposed, outward support for each of the vertical
supports, and further restricts movement of the vertically oriented supports laterally outwardly relative to the base frame;
and

a secondary, fluid impervious containment member which is received within the internal volume which is defined by the respective
vertically oriented supports of the containment frame, and wherein the secondary, fluid impervious containment member is positioned
between the bottom surface of the fluid containment vessel, and the base frame, and between the flexible circumscribing sidewall
of the fluid containment vessel, and the respective vertical supports, and wherein the secondary, fluid impervious containment
member extends to a height which is at least equal to the height of the top surface of the fluid containment vessel is above
the bottom surface thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,589,372

AUGMENTED REALITY OVERLAYS BASED ON AN OPTICALLY ZOOMED INPUT

International Business Ma...

1. A method for managing a content overlay, the method comprising:
identifying a first image viewed by an augmented reality (AR) system, wherein the AR system includes: two AR input devices,
wherein a first AR input device includes a camera with an optical zoom mechanism; and a first AR output device and second
AR output device;

wherein the first AR output device depicts a first field of view (FOV) as viewed by the camera of the first AR input device;
and

wherein the second AR output device is associated with an unmagnified second FOV of a user as viewed by a corresponding second
AR input device; and

wherein each AR output device displays one or more AR content overlays, the AR content overlay corresponding to an element
of interest within a corresponding FOV of the user of the AR system;

identifying a first element of interest and a second element of interest within the first image of the unmagnified second
FOV;

associating a corresponding first AR content overlay for the first element of interest and a corresponding second AR content
overlay for the second element of interest within the first FOV and the unmagnified second FOV;

identifying information corresponding to the first element of interest and the second element of interest, wherein the information
corresponding to an element of interest is included within the corresponding AR content overlay of the element of interest;

identifying a second image viewed by the AR system;
determining one or more differences between the first image and the second image, wherein the second image includes at least
the first element of interest, and wherein one or more differences between the first image and the second image are selected
from the group consisting of:

a change in magnification of the first AR input device, as initiated by the user, thereby creating a magnified first FOV;
a change in position of the AR system, as initiated by the user,
a change in position of one or more elements of interest within a corresponding FOV;
modifying a position of at least the first AR content overlay based, at least in part, on the one or more differences between
the first image and the second image, wherein determining one or more differences further comprises:

determining a first set of positions corresponding to the first element of interest and the second element of interest within
the first FOV associated with the first image, and a position corresponding to the first element of interest within the magnified
first FOV associated with the second image; and

calculating a second set of positions corresponding to the first element of interest and the second element of interest within
the magnified first FOV based, at least in part, on the first set of positions, the position corresponding to the first element
of interest within the second image, and one or more differences between corresponding state data values of the AR system
of the first image and the state data values of the AR system of the second image;

wherein the corresponding state values of the AR system are comprised of: a magnification value of the first AR input device
and an orientation of the AR system;

determining whether the magnified first FOV associated with the second image includes at least a portion of the second element
of interest based, at least in part, on the calculated second set of positions; and

responsive to determining that the magnified first FOV associated with the second image includes at least a portion of the
second element of interest, modifying the position of the second AR content overlay, within the magnified first FOV such that
the second AR content overlay is associated with the at least portion of the second element of interest included within magnified
first FOV associated with the second image, wherein modifying the position of the second AR content overlay further comprises:

determining whether the positions corresponding to the first AR content overlay and the second AR content overlay within the
magnified first FOV and unmagnified second FOV of the second image create one or more visual conflicts, and in response, modifying
the positions of first AR content overlay and the second AR content overlay within the magnified first FOV and unmagnified
second FOV associated with the second image such that the positions of the first AR content overlay and the second AR content
overlay are reproduced between the magnified first FOV and unmagnified second FOV, and avoiding visual conflicts; and

displaying respective instances of the first AR content overlay and respective instances of the second AR content overlay
respectively positioned and associated with the first element of interest and the at least portion of the second element of
interest included within the second image corresponding to the magnified first FOV utilizing the first AR output device, and
the unmagnified second FOV utilizing the second AR output, to the user.

US Pat. No. 9,590,635

PARTIAL RECONFIGURATION OF PROGRAMMABLE DEVICES

Altera Corporation, San ...

1. A bridge circuit of a programmable logic device (PLD) to:
receive a first configuration data from a communications interface, the first configuration data indicating states of configurable
elements of a region of configurable logic of the PLD to implement a first functionality, the bridge circuit to freeze inputs
and outputs of the region of the configurable logic, and the bridge circuit to provide bits of the first configuration data
to a control block of the PLD to configure the configurable elements after freezing the inputs and outputs.

US Pat. No. 9,586,269

COLLET ADAPTER

Anca Pty Ltd, Victoria (...

1. A collet adapter including a collet for clamping a workpiece, the collet adapter being rotatable about a first axis, the
collet being mounted within the collet adapter within a coaxial ring arrangement for rotation with the collet adapter and
for lateral movement relative to the first axis during rotation of the collet adapter and for rotational movement lateral
to the first axis during rotation of the collet adapter, the lateral movement comprising linear movement along each of a first
lateral axis which is perpendicular to the first axis of rotation of the collet adapter and a second lateral axis which is
perpendicular to the first axis of rotation of the collet adapter and which is at an angle of more than 0° and up to 90° to
the first lateral axis, and the lateral rotational movement being rotation about each of the first and second lateral axes,
each of the first and second lateral axes being formed by pins, the coaxial ring arrangement comprising a first ring which
is fixed to the collet adapter, a second ring which is fixed to the first ring and a third ring which is fixed to the second
ring, the collet being fixed to the third ring, the second and third rings being rotatable and shiftable relative to the first
ring and the collet adapter to provide the lateral movement and the lateral rotational movement about the first and second
lateral axes.

US Pat. No. 9,591,410

HEARING ASSISTANCE APPARATUS

Bose Corporation, Framin...

1. A hearing assistance device, comprising:
an active noise reduction system for reducing the level of ambient noise that reaches a user's ears from sound sources located
in a zone in which the user is located, the active noise reduction system having at least one speaker to reproduce sounds
including anti-noise sounds for canceling out at least a portion of the ambient noise;

a plurality of transducers located on the hearing assistance device for sensing sound present in the zone and outputting signals
from the plurality of transducers representative of the sensed sounds;

a signal processing system for emphasizing sound produced by sound sources located in a desired region of the zone relative
to sound produced by sound sources located in undesired regions of the zone, where an output of the signal processing system
is provided back to the user through the at least one speaker,

wherein the signal processing system:
transforms the signals output by the plurality of transducers into the frequency domain;
determines a magnitude relationship and a phase relationship between the frequency domain representations of the transducer
signals, for each bin of the frequency domain representations, on a block by block basis;

compares the magnitude relationship and the phase relationship to predetermined contours which relate the magnitude and phase
relationships to gain information;

determines, for each frequency bin, a gain based on the comparison that is applied to each bin of the frequency domain representation
of at least one transducer output signal to form a gain altered frequency domain output signal,

wherein a gain of substantially 1 is applied to frequency bins associated with sound produced by sound sources located in
the desired region, and a gain of substantially less than 1 is applied to frequency bins associated with sound produced by
sound sources located outside the desired region; and

transforms the gain altered frequency domain output signal into a time domain output signal for reproduction by the at least
one speaker;

a voice activity detector, wherein the output of the voice activity detector is used to alter gain contours to alter an acceptance
window, and

the determined gains are input to the voice activity detector, the output of the voice activity detector being indicative
of whether or not a voice of interest is present;

a first low pass filter which receives as a first input the output of the voice activity detector; and
a variable rate fast attack slow decay (FASD) filter which receives as an input the output of the low pass filter,
wherein when an average over a period of time of the input to the FASD filter is at a first level, a decay rate of the FASD
filter is set to be at a first rate, and when an average over a period of time of the input to the FASD filter is at a second
level above the first level, a decay rate of the FASD filter is set to be at a second rate below the first rate.

US Pat. No. 9,586,517

EXTERIOR MIRROR FOR A MOTOR VEHICLE WITH LIQUID CONTAINER REFILL FUNNEL

FORD GLOBAL TECHNOLOGIES,...

1. An exterior mirror for a motor vehicle, comprising:
a mirror housing;
a filling funnel disposed within the housing, the filling funnel having an inlet opening tapering in the direction of an interior
of the housing to a tubular section; and

at least one liquid container disposed in an engine compartment of the motor vehicle that may be refilled through the funnel.

US Pat. No. 9,587,655

TELESCOPIC BELL PISTON FOR PUMP

GOTOHTI.COM INC., Beamsv...

1. A pump for dispensing fluids from a reservoir, comprising:
a piston chamber-forming member having an elongate chamber, said chamber having a chamber wall, an outer open end and an inner
end in communication with the reservoir;

a one-way valve between the reservoir and the chamber permitting fluid flow through the inner end of the chamber from the
reservoir to the chamber;

a piston-forming element slidably received in the chamber extending outwardly from the open end thereof;
the piston-forming element having an inner head portion, an outer base portion and a variable length portion intermediate
the head portion and the base portion joining the head portion and the base portion,

the base portion having a central axially extending hollow stem having a central passageway open at an outer end of the passageway
forming an outlet,

a head disc extending radially outwardly from the head portion engaging the chamber wall circumferentially thereabout to prevent
fluid flow in the chamber past the head disc in an inward direction, the head disc elastically deforming away from the chamber
wall to permit fluid flow in the chamber past the head disc in an outward direction,

a base disc extending radially outwardly from the stem of the base portion axially outwardly from the head disc engaging the
chamber wall circumferentially thereabout to prevent fluid flow in the chamber past the base disc in an inward direction,

the base portion having a central axially extending hollow stem having a central passageway open at an outer end forming an
outlet,

the passageway extending from the outlet inwardly to an inner end of the passageway open to the chamber between the head disc
and the base disc,

the piston-forming element received in the piston chamber-forming member reciprocally coaxially slidable inwardly and outwardly
by movement of the base portion in the chamber between a retracted position and an extended position in a cycle of operation
to draw fluid from the reservoir and dispense it from the outlet,

the piston-forming element and the chamber coaxially disposed about a central axis,
the variable length portion comprising a tubular member coupled at an outer end of the tubular member to the base portion
and at an inner end of the tubular member to the head portion,

the tubular member transmitting axially directed tension force applied thereto by the base portion from the base portion to
the head portion,

the tubular member reducing in length axially between the base portion and the head portion when axially directed compression
forces are applied to the tubular member by the base portion,

the tubular member having a wall member extending between inner end of the tubular member and the outer end of the tubular
member,

the wall member having the shape of a solid of revolution rotated about the central axis,
the wall member having a radially outwardly directed outer wall surface and a radially inwardly directed inner wall surface,
at least one wall opening radially through the wall member from the outer wall surface to the inner wall surface,
the tubular member being resilient having an inherent bias to assume an initial unbiased configuration of an unbiased length
measured along the central axis, the tubular member resiliently deflectable to biased configurations each having a length
measured along the central axis less than the unbiased length, the inherent bias of the resilient member biasing the tubular
member to return towards the unbiased configuration from any one of the biased configurations,

a reduction in the length of the tubular member as measured along the central axis corresponds to the outer wall surface increasing
in convexity as seen in cross-sectional side view in flat planes including the central axis extending radially from the central
axis.

US Pat. No. 9,591,790

RACK SLIDE SYSTEM

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A method of adjusting a workspace within a row of mobile racks comprising:
mounting a plurality of mobile racks on an elongated supporting structure in side-by-side relation for movement along a controlled
path, a length of the controlled path exceeding by a predetermined amount a sum of depths of the plurality of mobile racks
to provide at least one gap of workspace between selected ones of the plurality of mobile racks;

wherein each of the plurality of mobile racks has a front, a back, and two sides with side-to-side airflow ventilation;
equipping each of the plurality of mobile racks with electronic equipment having side-to-side airflow ventilation;
orienting the plurality of mobile racks on the elongated supporting structure to align with an intake ventilation of the electronic
equipment receiving air from a cold aisle and exhaust ventilation of the electronic equipment blowing air out into a hot aisle;
and

sliding one of the mobile racks along the elongated supporting structure to provide the at least one gap of workspace next
to a particular one of the mobile racks.

US Pat. No. 9,588,519

SYSTEMS AND METHODS TO FACILITATE HUMAN/ROBOT INTERACTION

Amazon Technologies, Inc....

1. A method to maintain a threshold distance between a worker and a robot in a workspace, the method comprising:
receiving, at a server from an imaging device associated with the robot, first location information for the robot in the workspace
at a first time, wherein the server is external to the worker and the robot;

receiving, at the server from an imaging device associated with the worker, second location information for the worker in
the workspace at the first time;

designating, with the server, a work zone encompassing at least the worker and comprising at least an inner barrier and an
outer barrier;

calculating, with the server, a distance between the robot and the worker based at least in part on the first location information
for the robot and the second location information for the worker; and

transmitting, from the server to the robot, an instruction to take evasive action based at least in part on the robot crossing
the outer barrier;

wherein the first location information for the robot comprises first fiducial data from a first fiducial, the first fiducial
proximate to the robot at the first time;

wherein the second location information for the worker comprises second fiducial data from a second fiducial, the second fiducial
proximate to the worker at the first time.

US Pat. No. 9,589,825

GLASS SUBSTRATE TRANSFER SYSTEM AND ROBOT ARM THEREOF

Shenzhen China Star Optoe...

7. A glass substrate transfer system comprising:
a high-temperature furnace and process machine;
a substrate fork, configured for taking a glass substrate;
a moving assembly, connected with the substrate fork and configured for making the substrate fork to be moved in a working
space;

a vacuum chuck, disposed on the substrate fork and configured for sucking the glass substrate, the vacuum chuck is formed
with a fluid path, and the fluid path is contained with a cooling fluid to dissipate heat of the vacuum chuck; and

a heat-dissipating assembly, disposed at a side of the high-temperature furnace, the process machine, the substrate fork,
the moving assembly or the vacuum chuck are configured for being moved to above of the vacuum chuck to dissipate heat of the
vacuum chuck when the vacuum chuck is heated and does not suck the glass substrate;

wherein the heat-dissipating assembly comprises a gas nozzle, a pipe and a pump, the gas nozzle is configured for being moved
to above of the middle of the vacuum chuck and spraying ambient-temperature clean gas or low-temperature clean gas onto the
vacuum chuck.

US Pat. No. 9,589,637

STORAGE ELEMENT WITH STORAGE AND CLOCK TREE MONITORING CIRCUIT AND METHODS THEREFOR

NXP USA, Inc., Austin, T...

1. A storage element with monitoring circuit, comprising:
a data input interface providing data;
a data output interface;
a clock signal input interface providing a clock;
a storage fault indicator interface;
a monitored state information storage element having a clock input terminal coupled to the clock signal input interface, a
data input terminal coupled to the data input interface and a data output terminal;

a previous state information storage element having a clock input terminal coupled to the clock signal input interface, and
a data input terminal coupled to the data output terminal of the monitored state information storage element, the previous
state information storage element being configured to record the previous state of the monitored state information storage
element;

a state change indication unit having a clock input terminal coupled to the clock signal input interface, the state change
indication unit being configured to generate a state change indicator indicative of whether the monitored state information
storage element shall have performed a state change by observing the data at the data input interface and the data at the
output terminal of the monitored state information storage element; and

a state change confirmation unit coupled to the state change indication unit, the state change confirmation unit being configured
to generate a storage fault indicator by observing the data at the output terminal of the monitored state information storage
element and the data at the output of the previous state information storage element and checking whether the result of this
observation is in line with the state change indicator.

US Pat. No. 9,588,170

SYSTEMS AND METHODS FOR TEST CIRCUITRY FOR INSULATED-GATE BIPOLAR TRANSISTORS

NXP USA, INC., Austin, T...

1. A saturation edge detection circuit for testing a saturation level in an insulated gate bipolar transistor (“IGBT”), the
circuit comprising:
a first input operable to receive an on signal;
a second input coupled to an IGBT driver circuit; and
an output coupled to a control electrode of the IGBT, the output operable to indicate a change in a state of a saturation
voltage associated with the IGBT during operation of the IGBT;

a first latch having a first input coupled to a supply voltage and a second input coupled to an output of a comparator, the
comparator being part of the IGBT driver circuit;

a second latch having a first input coupled to an output of the first latch, and a second input operable to receive a delayed
on signal.

US Pat. No. 9,588,123

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR IN VITRO DIAGNOSTIC TESTS INCLUDING ZWITTERIONIC SOLUBILIZATION REAGENT

SURMODICS IVD, INC., Ede...

1. An aqueous composition for colorimetric analysis comprising a benzidine chromogenic substrate and N,N,N-trimethylglycine,
wherein the benzidine chromogenic substrate is 3,3?,5,5? tetramethylbenzidine (3,3?,5,5? TMB) wherein the N,N,N-trimethylglycine
is present in the composition in the range of 0.25 M to 1 M, wherein the composition has a pH in the range of 3 to 4, wherein
the N,N,N-trimethylglycine and 3,3?,5,5? TMB are present in the composition in a molar ratio in the range of 20:1 to 1,000:1,
and wherein the N,N,N-trimethylglycine improves the solubility of the 3,3?,5,5? TMB in the aqueous composition.

US Pat. No. 9,591,731

DC TRACK LIGHTING SYSTEMS CONTROL

PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING ...

1. A control system comprising a track lighting system powered by a DC power source, the track lighting system comprising
at least one elongated conducting track extending from a first end to a second end for supplying a DC supply voltage component
of the DC power source to at least one lamp holder adapted to be attached to the track, the control system comprising:
a combining unit configured to:
combine the DC supply voltage component and, at least, a received near-field radio frequency, RF, signal, thereby producing
a combined signal, the near-field RF signal comprising at least one control command; and,

transmit the combined signal at the first end of the track, so as to inductively control the operation of the at least one
lamp holder based on the control command.

US Pat. No. 9,591,726

LED-BASED LIGHTING CONTROL NETWORK COMMUNICATION

Xicato, Inc., San Jose, ...

1. A digital communications gateway comprising:
a digital communications interface configured to be coupled to a network operating in accordance with an internet protocol;
a lighting control network interface configured to be coupled to a lighting control network, wherein the lighting control
network is configured to be coupled to an LED based illumination device operable to receive and transmit information on the
lighting control network;

a memory configured to store an amount of information received from the LED based illumination device; and
a processor configured to determine a summary status value associated with the LED based illumination device based at least
in part on the amount of information stored in the memory of the digital communications gateway,

wherein a plurality LED based illumination device are coupled to the lighting control network and wherein the lighting control
network interface is configured to transmit information to each of the plurality of LED based illumination devices and to
receive amounts of information from each of the plurality of LED based illumination devices, and wherein the memory is configured
to store the amounts of information received by the lighting control network interface from each of the plurality of LED based
illumination devices and the processor is configured to determine summary status values associated with each of the plurality
of LED based illumination devices based at least in part on the amounts of information stored in the memory of the digital
communications gateway.

US Pat. No. 9,587,968

SENSOR DEVICE AND METHOD FOR PRODUCING A SENSOR DEVICE

Robert Bosch GmbH, Stutt...

1. A sensor device, comprising:
a sensor element configured to detect a measurement value based at least in part upon a physical variable, wherein the sensor
element is configured to detect and/or analyze gases; and

a support element configured to support the sensor element, the support element including a recess and at least two connection
regions,

wherein each connection region is positioned in a respective section of the support element,
wherein each connection region is configured to connect the respective sections of the support element to respective sections
of the sensor element such that the sensor element is mounted so as to be movable with respect to the support element, and

wherein each of the connection regions is positioned in the recess of the support element and the sensor element is positioned
outside of the recess.

US Pat. No. 9,588,173

WAVEGUIDES FOR CAPTURING CLOSE-PROXIMITY ELECTROMAGNETIC RADIATION TRANSMITTED BY WIRELESS CHIPS DURING TESTING ON AUTOMATED TEST EQUIPMENT (ATE)

Keyssa, Inc., Campbell, ...

1. A test system for testing a Device-Under-Test (DUT) that emits close-proximity electromagnetic radiation, the test system
comprising:
a test socket that holds the DUT during testing;
an interface board electrically connected between a test controller and electrical contacts of the DUT, when the DUT is held
in the test socket;

an opening formed in the test socket, the opening extending into an envelope of electromagnetic radiation, the envelope created
during testing by a DUT antenna included in the DUT;

a plastic waveguide having a first end inserted into the opening, the first end of the plastic waveguide being placed to receive
electromagnetic radiation emitted by the DUT antenna during testing; and

a receiver antenna placed near a second end of the plastic waveguide, wherein the electromagnetic radiation emitted by the
DUT antenna during testing is carried by the plastic waveguide to the second end and directed onto the receiver antenna, the
second end disposed outside of the envelope.

US Pat. No. 9,586,809

CONTROLLING MATERIAL FLEXIBILITY THROUGH USE OF VARIED THICKNESS, GEOMETRY, WAVES, AND RESIN FORMULATION

1. An equine saddletree with controlled flexing having:
a body, said body comprising:
a top surface,
an underside,
a cantle,
a pommel, said pommel having a gullet and a pair of points, said gullet and said pair of points having a proximal edge and
said pair of points having a distal edge;

a center channel, said center channel having a peripheral edge;
a pair of opposing sidebars between said cantle and said pommel, said sidebars having sidebar peripheral edges; and
multiple sets of offset wave depressions, each of said sets having a predetermined number of depressions along each of said
sidebar peripheral edges from proximate said pair of points toward said cantle, each of said wave depressions having a counterpart
on an opposing side of said saddletree to form undulations between said top surface and said underside to enable limited stretch
along said sidebar edges.

US Pat. No. 9,591,719

LIGHTING SYSTEM AND A METHOD OF CONTROLLING A LIGHTING SYSTEM

PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING ...

1. A lighting system comprising a controller for generating a control signal and comprising a lighting arrangement, the lighting
arrangement being configured to emit mixed light being a combination of first light (L1) and second light (L2), the lighting arrangement comprising a first light emitter, a second light emitter and a driving circuitry, the lighting
arrangement being configured to receive a control signal from the controller, wherein
the control signal indicating a first required light emission by the first light emitter and a second required light emission
by the second light emitter,

the first light emitter being configured to emit the first light (L1) of a first color distribution and the second light emitter being configured to emit the second light (L2) of a second color distribution being different from the first color distribution,

the driving circuitry being configured to drive the first light emitter at a first power level (P1) in response to the received control signal and to drive the second light emitter at a second power level (P2) in response to the received control signal,
the controller being configured to
obtain a required illumination level (Imin), a first efficiency ratio (R1) and a second efficiency ratio (R2), the first efficiency ratio (R1) being a ratio between an amount of power (P1) provided to the first light emitter and an amount of the first light (L1) received at a relative position (P) with respect to the lighting arrangement, the second efficiency ratio (R2) being a ratio between an amount of power (P2) provided to the second light emitter and an amount of the second light (L2) received at the relative position (P),

determine the first required light emission and the second required light emission to obtain, when the said light emitters
emit light in accordance with said required light emissions, an amount (I) of the mixed light received at the relative position
(P) being at least the required illumination level (Imin) while an amount of power consumed by the lighting arrangement is minimized.

US Pat. No. 9,589,571

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR IMPROVING THE RENDERING OF MULTI-CHANNEL AUDIO SIGNALS

Dolby Laboratories Licens...

1. A method for encoding audio data, comprising:
detecting for the audio data an audio data type out of at least three different types, the types comprising a first Higher-Order
Ambisonics (HOA) format, a microphone recording with a given setup of a plurality of microphones and a multichannel audio
stream mixed according to a specific panning;

transforming coefficients of the audio data of a first HOA format based on an inverse Discrete Spherical Harmonics Transform
(iDSHT) to coefficients of a second HOA format based on a determination that the audio data has the first HOA format;

encoding the coefficients of the spatial domain of the second HOA format and auxiliary data that indicate at least metadata
about virtual or real loudspeaker positions and mixing information about the audio data, the mixing information comprising
details of at least one of details of the first HOA format, and the given setup of the plurality of microphones and details
of said specific panning.

US Pat. No. 9,585,535

VACUUM SUCTION BASE DEVICE WITH SWIVEL COUPLING HAVING ELECTRIC MOTOR INSIDE A WHEEL AND GAPS FOR VISIBILITY

Techtronic Floor Care Tec...

1. A light-weight suction base unit for an upright cleaning apparatus that comprises:
a suction base body;
a wheel at least partially supporting the suction base body;
an electric motor mounted within the suction base body such that a portion of the electric motor sits within an annular opening
in the wheel;

a left base support operatively associated with the suction base body, such that there is a first gap between a portion of
the left base support and a portion of the suction base body;

a right base support operatively associated with the suction base body, such that there is a second gap between a portion
of the right base support and a portion of the suction base body;

a brush roll cavity body operatively associated with the suction base body to form a brush roll cavity having a brush roll
cavity intake and a brush roll cavity discharge opening, the brush roll cavity body having a first end and a second end, wherein
a user is permitted to view a surface being cleaned through the first gap and the second gap, and at least one of the left
base support and the right base support extends from the wheel to the first end of the brush roll cavity body;

a brush roll mounted within the brush roll cavity;
a brush roll gear operatively associated with the brush roll;
a drive gear affixed to a rotating shaft of the electric motor; and
a drive belt that runs from the drive gear attached to the electric motor to the brush roll gear to cause the brush roll to
rotate, the drive belt resides outside of the suction base body and at least a portion of the drive belt is covered by the
right base support;

wherein the wheel is interposed between the suction base body and the at least one of the left base support and the right
base support.

US Pat. No. 9,587,170

PROPPANT MATERIAL INCORPORATING FLY ASH AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURE

EPROPP, LLC, New York, N...

1. A method for manufacturing a round proppant material comprising:
forming round granules comprising fly ash, bauxite, and clay wherein the fly ash is the primary component by weight;
coating said round granules with a coating comprising bauxite to form coated round granules;
calcining said coated round granules at a temperature in a range between 900° C. and 1150° C.; and
sintering said coated round granules at a temperature of at least about 1200° C.

US Pat. No. 9,591,795

SENSOR-BASED REMOVAL OF A SOLDERED DEVICE

Lenovo Enterprise Solutio...

1. An apparatus comprising:
at least one grip mechanism of a rework nozzle configured to grip an electrical component that is soldered to a printed circuit
board;

at least one spring coupled to the at least one grip mechanism, wherein the at least one spring is configured to move beyond
a minimum threshold in response to an initiation of a melt of a solder that attaches the electrical component to the printed
circuit board; and

at least one sensor coupled to the at least one spring, wherein the at least one sensor is configured to detect the move of
the at least one spring beyond the minimum threshold, and wherein the at least one sensor is configured to communicate at
least one activate signal in response to detection of the move of the at least one spring beyond the minimum threshold.

US Pat. No. 9,590,694

CONFIGURABLE AUDIO TRANSMITTER CIRCUITRY

Polycom, Inc., San Jose,...

1. A transmitter for outputting an audio signal to a pair of first and second signal wires, comprising:
an amplifier configured to receive an input audio signal; and
first and second analog amplifier networks configured to receive an output of the amplifier, wherein the first analog amplifier
network drives a first signal onto the first signal wire, and wherein the second analog amplifier network drives a second
signal onto the second signal wire, each of the analog amplifier networks comprising at least one subtractor and at least
one voltage doubler;

wherein the first and second analog amplifier networks are configured to provide a first input resistance from the first and
second signal wires in a differential mode in which the first and second signals comprise a differential version of the input
audio signal, and to provide a second input resistance from an active first signal wire in a single-ended mode in which the
first signal comprises a version of the input audio signal, wherein the second input resistance provided in the single ended
mode is lower than the first input resistance provided in the differential mode.

US Pat. No. 9,591,738

PLASMA GENERATOR SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF FORMING PLASMA

Novellus Systems, Inc., ...

1. A remote plasma generator system comprising:
a container comprising a container inlet and a container outlet;
a gas flow distribution receptacle disposed at the container inlet, the gas flow distribution receptacle comprising a hemispherical
tip having a plurality of openings symmetrically distributed around the hemispherical tip;

a showerhead positioned at the container outlet; and
a continuous coil disposed around the container, the continuous coil having a first end configured to couple to an energy
source, a second end configured to couple to an electrical ground connection and a capacitor, a first winding, and a second
winding, wherein the first winding extends from the first end and the second winding is integral with the first winding and
extends to the second end, wherein each opening of the hemispherical tip is oriented at an acute angle relative to a longitudinal
axis that extends through the hemispherical tip, the openings being oriented at identical acute angles that direct gas flow
towards the first winding of the continuous coil to form a toroidally shaped region of higher gas density adjacent to sidewalls
of the container, wherein the second winding is disposed around the container between the first winding and the container
inlet and the first winding is disposed adjacent to the toroidally shaped region of higher gas density, wherein the toroidally
shaped region of higher gas density and the first winding are positioned to define a toroidally shaped plasma zone inside
the container having a maximum plasma density during operation of the remote plasma generator system.

US Pat. No. 9,586,990

ENZYMES FOR TRANSFORMING ERGOPEPTINES AND METHOD THEREFOR

ERBER AKTIENGESELLSCHAFT,...

1. A method for hydrolysis of ergopeptine comprising contacting ?/?-hydrolase with ergopeptine wherein the C3-N bond of the
oxazolidine-4-one ring is cleaved to a primary metabolite, wherein the ?/?-hydrolase has at least 96% sequence identity with
SEQ ID NO: 1.

US Pat. No. 9,591,770

MULTI-LAYER CERAMIC VACUUM TO ATMOSPHERE ELECTRIC FEED THROUGH

KLA-TENCOR CORPORATION, ...

1. An apparatus, comprising:
a feedthrough, wherein the feedthrough includes a ceramic structure having a first surface and a second surface at opposing
ends of the ceramic structure, wherein the feedthrough includes conductors embedded in the ceramic structure and extending
from the first surface to the second surface of the ceramic structure to form corresponding arrays of conductive contacts
at the first surface and the second surface, and wherein the conductors are flush with the first surface of the ceramic structure;
and

a cable, detachable from the feedthrough, electrically connected to the contacts at the first surface of the ceramic structure,
wherein the cable has a contact array pattern that matches the array of conductive contacts on the first surface of the ceramic
structure.

US Pat. No. 9,591,721

ENHANCING EXPERIENCE OF CONSUMABLE GOODS

PHILIPS LIGHTING HOLDING ...

1. Apparatus comprising:
a controller, and
an input for receiving a signal from a microphone;
wherein the controller is configured to process the signal from the microphone to recognize a sound associated with use of
a consumable by a user, wherein the sound comprises a first sound being a sound of a first action associated with use of the
consumable, and at least one further sound being a sound of at least one further action associated with use of the same consumable,
the further sound being different than the first sound but the further action being related to the first action;

wherein the controller is configured to recognize the first and further sounds, and to generate an output in response to recognizing
at least one of the first and further sounds.

US Pat. No. 9,591,624

METHOD OF SCHEDULING COMMUNICATION IN A WIRELESS COMMUNICATION NETWORK

Sprint Spectrum L.P., Ov...

1. A method of scheduling communication in a wireless communication network, comprising:
receiving at an access node an uplink scheduling request from a wireless device, wherein the access node communicates with
the wireless device over a first frequency band and a second frequency band;

determining at the access node an interference indicator associated with the wireless device;
determining at the access node a first scheduling scheme for the first frequency band of the access node and a second scheduling
scheme for the second frequency band of the access node based on the uplink scheduling request and the interference indicator,
wherein the first scheduling scheme comprises a first number of uplink subframes within a first frame utilizing the first
frequency band, and the second scheduling scheme comprises a second number of uplink subframes within a second frame utilizing
the second frequency band, wherein the first number of uplink subframes does not overlap the second number of uplink subframes;
and

instructing the wireless device to continuously communicate uplink data to the access node during both the first number of
uplink subframes of the first scheduling scheme and the second number of uplink subframes of the second scheduling scheme.

US Pat. No. 9,588,160

WIRE MANAGER WITH CURRENT AND VOLTAGE SENSING

INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MA...

1. A wire manager for installation within a within a building power distribution panel or raceway and measuring multiple currents
provided to branch circuits of a building, the wire manager comprising:
a wire manager housing including a body for mounting to the building power distribution panel or raceway, and a removable
cover that forms the housing when fitted to the body, wherein the housing isolates internal circuits of the wire manager from
other circuits within the building power distribution panel or raceway when the cover is fitted to the body of the wire manager,
wherein the wire manger body defines a plurality of apertures along one side of the wire manager body through which individual
wires corresponding to the branch circuits can be inserted;

a printed wiring board including multiple current sensors positioned so that ends of the individual current sensors are positioned
within the apertures of the body of the wire manager, wherein the multiple current sensors have clamshell housings for detachably
securing corresponding ones of the wires and through which the corresponding wire is passed when the clamshell housing is
open and wherein when the clamshell housing is closed around the corresponding wire, the corresponding wire is secured by
contact with the clamshell housing, whereby the clamshell housing secures the corresponding wire in a fixed position, wherein
the clamshells contain portions of corresponding ferrite cylinders each defining a central void along the central axis thereof,
wherein the corresponding wire passes through the central void when secured within the corresponding current sensor, and wherein
the current sensors further comprise a current sensing element that detects a magnetic flux in the ferrite elements of the
current sensor that are caused by the current passing through the corresponding wire and generates a corresponding one of
multiple outputs indicative of a magnitude of the current, wherein the closure secures the corresponding wire to the current
sensing element when the closure is closed around the corresponding wire; and

a processing circuit integrated within the wire manager body for computing power consumption of the multiple branch circuits
from the multiple outputs indicative of the currents passing through the multiple wires, and providing an interface for communicating
a result of the computing to an external system.

US Pat. No. 9,586,122

GOLF PUTTING TRAINER DEVICE

1. A golf putting training device, comprising:
a first substantially flat and elongated base;
a vertical structure movably mounted on said base, wherein said vertical structure is movable along said base in a direction
parallel to a longitudinal axis of said base;

a motion sensor configured to detect movement of a golf putter along said longitudinal axis of said base;
an illuminable backswing indicator in communication with said motion sensor; and
a means for maintaining a face of a golf putter in an orientation that is perpendicular to an intended path of a golf ball.

US Pat. No. 9,589,698

CONDUCTIVE POLYMER MATERIAL, USE OF SAME, AND A METHOD FOR THE PRODUCTION OF SAME

Otto Bock HealthCare GmbH...

1. A skin overlay for electrodes, sensors, measuring feelers, flexible conductor paths to be arranged on skin of a user, medical
devices being in direct contact with skin of a user, elastic bandages, liners, sleeves, ortheses and parts thereof, and prostheses
and parts thereof, comprising:
a conductive polymer material made of
a base polymer which is an elastomer; and
conductive solid particles other than carbon black particles distributed in the base polymer, wherein said conductive solid
particles are of a micrometer scale and are embedded in the base polymer and distributed substantially homogenously throughout
a volume of the base polymer and are not in the form of layers or clusters, wherein said conductive solid particles include
one or more of plate-shaped conductive particles having conductively coated plate main bodies formed from an inorganic-oxidic
carrier material and which have a width and length of 1 ?m to 60 ?m and a height of 100 nm to 1 ?m,

wherein said conductive polymer material is configured as a skin overlay having reversible longitudinal resiliency wherein
conductivity of the conductive polymer material is maintained up to an elongation of at least 25%.

US Pat. No. 9,588,151

VOLTAGE AND/OR CURRENT SENSING DEVICE FOR LOW-, MEDIUM- OR HIGH VOLTAGE SWITCHING DEVICES

ABB Schweiz AG, Baden (C...

1. A sensing device for a low-voltage, medium-voltage or high voltage switching device, for connection to a terminal of such
a switching device and to ground potential, the sensing device comprising:
a first voltage sensing part;
a second voltage sensing part; and
a current sensing part arranged with the first and second voltage sensing parts in a single common sensing device housing
separate from the switching device, and having an output wire from the first voltage sensing part for sensing voltage at an
upper terminal of the switching device, the output wire extending within the sensing device housing and being insulated from
the current sensing part;

wherein the switching device and the sensing device comprise different devices, the first voltage sensing part, the second
voltage sensing part, and the current sensing part thereby being located in the sensing device housing separate from the switching
device.

US Pat. No. 9,587,365

COMPOSITE STRUCTURE FOR A PILE FOUNDATION FOR ANCHORING A TOWER STRUCTURE, FOUNDATION AND JACKET FOR A WIND TURBINE, AND WIND TURBINE

Senvion SE, Hamburg (DE)...

1. A composite structure for a pile foundation for anchoring a tower structure in ground, comprising:
a hollow pile which is introduced into the ground at an erection site of the tower structure; and
a corner post which is connected to the tower structure and which, on a connection side, is arranged within the pile;
wherein the pile and the corner post are fixedly bonded to one another in a bonding region by a cured bonding material,
wherein at least one bonding means for transmitting shear forces is fixedly arranged on the corner post in the bonding region,
wherein the at least one bonding means has a longitudinal axis that extends parallel to a longitudinal axis of the corner
post,

wherein a longitudinal side of the bonding means is fastened to the corner post,
wherein a free side of the bonding means opposite to the longitudinal side of the bonding means that is fastened to the corner
post includes teeth between which apertures are provided, and

wherein the apertures are filled with the bonding material.

US Pat. No. 9,586,957

2-KETO AMIDE DERIVATIVES AS HIV ATTACHMENT INHIBITORS

ViiV Healthcare UK (No.5)...

1. A compound which is selected from the group of:
including pharmaceutically acceptable salts thereof.

US Pat. No. 9,591,651

SUBFRAME CONFIGURATION IN A WIRELESS DEVICE AND A WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno Technologies, LLC,...

1. A method comprising:
transmitting, by a base station, a first message comprising:
an initial subframe allocation repetition period;
an initial subframe allocation offset; and
an initial subframe allocation bitmap indicating an initial plurality of subframes, the initial plurality of subframes comprising
an initial plurality of Almost Blank Subframes; and

transmitting, by the base station and after an increase in traffic load of the base station by an amount greater than a load
value, a second message comprising:

the initial subframe allocation repetition period;
the initial subframe allocation offset; and
an updated subframe allocation bitmap different from the initial subframe allocation bitmap, the updated subframe allocation
bitmap indicating a second plurality of subframes, the second plurality of subframes comprising an updated plurality of Almost
Blank Subframes, the updated plurality of Almost Blank Subframes comprising a smaller number of Almost Blank Subframes than
the initial plurality of Almost Blank Subframes.

US Pat. No. 9,590,337

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR HAVING WAFERS

TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATI...

1. An electrical connector comprising:
a housing having a cavity;
a wafer stack received in the cavity, the wafer stack comprising a plurality of electrical wafers, the electrical wafers being
discrete from each other and stacked such that the electrical wafers are arranged parallel to each other within the cavity
with spaces between the stacked electrical wafers, each wafer including a first edge and a second edge, each wafer including
at least one trace between the first and second edges; and

a flex harness comprising a plurality of flexible printed circuit boards (FPCBs), the FPCBs being discrete from each other
and electrically connected to corresponding wafers.

US Pat. No. 9,591,757

PRINTED CIRCUIT BOARD ASSEMBLY FOR A GAMING MACHINE

Bally Gaming, Inc., Las ...

1. A printed circuit board (PCB) having a long edge next to a short edge, comprising:
a central processing unit (CPU) device;
a power edge connector on the long edge at a corner section of the PCB, the power edge connector having a key notch and a
plurality of consecutively arranged power connections along an upper side and a lower side opposite the upper side of the
power edge connector on one side of the key notch, the power edge connector having a plurality of consecutively arranged ground
connections along the lower side and the upper side of the power edge connector on the other side of the key notch;

a display edge connector on the long edge next to the power edge connector, the display edge connector having a plurality
of differential pairs of differential connections physically arranged on the display edge connector such that at least one
ground connection exists between adjacent differential pairs of differential connections, each of the differential pairs being
configured to carry a video signal to one of a plurality of video ports external to the PCB; and

an I/O edge connector on the long edge next to the display edge connector at an opposite corner section of the printed circuit
board, the I/O edge connector having a plurality of connections connected to respective traces leading to respective pins
of the CPU.

US Pat. No. 9,589,272

SYSTEM, METHOD, AND DEVICE FOR ORGANIZING AND PRESENTING DIGITAL FLYERS

Flipp Corporation, Toron...

1. A communication device for displaying a plurality of digital flyers, the communication device comprising:
a memory storing instructions; and
a processor for executing instructions, which when executed configure the communication device to:
receive, from a server via the communication module, flyer stack information, the flyer stack information comprising a plurality
of different flyer stacks, each one of the plurality of different flyer stacks comprising a plurality of digital flyers, wherein
each one of the plurality of different flyer stacks is assigned a stack definition and each one of the plurality of digital
flyers is assigned to the plurality of different flyer stacks based on the contextual relevancy of the digital flyer to the
stack definition and an availability of the digital flyer, wherein the availability of the digital flyer is based on the location
of the viewer and a time period;

display at least one flyer stack of the plurality of different flyer stacks in a flyer navigation interface;
select a flyer stack from the at least one displayed flyer stack; and
display a digital flyer from the selected flyer stack in the flyer navigation interface as a current digital flyer, wherein
each one of the plurality of digital flyers assigned to the flyer stack is assigned a ranking based on navigation characteristics
of a viewer and each one of the plurality of digital flyers is selected for display based on the rank score, including displaying
an indication of a next digital flyer of the plurality of digital flyers in the selected flyer stack, the next digital flyer
being accessible by navigating to the indication, and a further indication for navigating within the current digital flyer.

US Pat. No. 9,588,302

EXPANDED-BEAM CONNECTOR WITH MOLDED LENS

TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATI...

1. An expanded-beam connector comprising:
a compliant sleeve for holding at least one ferrule and one lens body, the sleeve having an interior surface having a certain
geometry;

a fiber having a fiber end face;
the ferrule having at least one bore hole for receiving the fiber and an end face for presenting the fiber end face, the ferrule
having an outer periphery at least a portion of which has the certain geometry such that said interior surface of said sleeve
and said at least a portion of said outer periphery of said ferrule contact, thereby holding the ferrule in a precise radial
position relative to the sleeve when disposed in the sleeve; and

the lens body, the lens body being formed with a first face and a second face, the first and second faces being substantially
planar, the first face configured for abutting the end face of the ferrule and configured to axially position the end face
of the ferrule to optically couple the fiber end face with an interface point of the lens body, the second face having a convex
surface, the interface point and the convex surface being optically coupled through the lens body, the lens body having an
outer periphery at least a portion of which has the certain geometry such that said interior surface of said sleeve and said
at least a portion of said outer periphery of said lens body contact, thereby holding the lens body in a precise radial position
relative to the sleeve when disposed in the sleeve.

US Pat. No. 9,588,114

FLOW THROUGH TESTING SYSTEM WITH PRESSURE INDICATOR

MONTECITO BIO SCIENCES LT...

1. A device for performing immunoassays on analytes comprising:
an immunosorbent membrane with an upper and lower surface;
an absorbent material positioned adjacent to and below the lower surface of the immunosorbent membrane;
a piston component located below said absorbent material, wherein said piston component reduces air pressure of the device
and draws analytes in a sample through the immunosorbent membrane into the absorbent material; and

discrete groups of pressure-sensitive microcapsules located on the upper surface of the immunosorbent membrane, wherein each
group of microcapsules has a different predetermined average burst strength.

US Pat. No. 9,587,640

METHOD FOR IMPROVING SENSORLESS FLOW RATE ESTIMATION ACCURACY OF PUMP DRIVEN WITH FREQUENCY CONVERTER

ABB Technology Oy, Helsi...

1. A method in connection with a pump driven with a frequency converter, comprising:
a) measuring, in a measurement device, and storing a flow rate (QMean) when the pump is in operation;

b) storing a used rotational speed (nMean) and torque (TMean) of the pump during measurement of the flow rate (QMean), which rotational speed and toque are estimated with the frequency converter; and

in the frequency converter:
c) determining from a characteristic curve that is transformed into stored rotational speed (nMean) a predetermined torque (TManufacturer) corresponding to the measured flow rate (QMean);

d) calculating a bias value of the torque (TBias) by comparing the predetermined torque of the characteristic curve (TManufacturer) and the stored torque (TMean) of the pump; and

e) determining an operating point of the pump based on the bias value of the torque (TBias),

wherein the bias value of the torque is transferred with an affinity law from the rotational speed (nMean) in which the bias value of the torque (TBias) was initially evaluated to an estimated rotational speed (nest), and

wherein the step of measuring and storing the flow rate comprises storing a time stamp of the measurement, and the step of
storing the used rotational speed and torque comprises storing a time stamp of stored events for synchronizing the rotational
speed and torque with the stored flow rate, and

f) operating the pump with the frequency converter according to the determined operating point.

US Pat. No. 9,586,673

SYSTEM FOR ALIGNING A PROPELLER

AEROVIRONMENT, INC., Sim...

1. A method of securing a propeller, comprising:
commutating a sensor trigger by commutating a shaft of a motor, said motor having stators and rotors;
commutating a propeller indexer by commutating said shaft, said propeller indexer configured to align a propeller, when a
propeller is present, at an angular position that is a propeller offset angle ?PROP from said sensor trigger as referenced by a center of rotation of said shaft;

sensing said sensor trigger as said sensor trigger rotates to a point adjacent a sensor fixedly coupled to said motor; and
switching a control signal to rotatably hold said rotors driving said rotatable shaft in response to said sensor sensing said
sensor trigger;

wherein said propeller indexer may be held in position at the propeller offset angle ?PROP from the sensor by commutating said shaft and holding the rotors so that the sensor is proximate to the sensor trigger; and

wherein said propeller propels an aircraft having an aircraft wing, and wherein said sensing said sensor trigger step further
comprises sensing said sensor trigger as said propeller aligns with the aircraft wing.

US Pat. No. 9,591,168

APPARATUS FOR IMAGING A PAGE OF A BOOK OR OTHER SIMILAR DOCUMENT

Ecole Polytechnique Feder...

1. An apparatus for imaging a page of a book or other similar document comprising:
a table defining a support plane, the book being disposed on the table such that the page to image is substantially parallel
to the support plane and an other page of the book is orientated at an angle ? relative to the support plane, ? being between
0 ° and 70 °,

the table being displaceable parallel to the support plane along a longitudinal direction and a lateral direction and/or perpendicular
to the support plane along a normal direction;

a plurality of light sources, each light source producing an incident light and directing said incident light onto an inspection
area of the page to image at a predetermined zenith angle ?iand at a predetermined azimuth angle ?i;

at least one sensor configured to sense the light reflected by the page to image;
at least one controller adapted to control displacement of the table, said light sources and said at least one sensor;
wherein the light sources are fixedly connected to a main frame, said main frame defining a partially or fully hemispherical
dome;

wherein said main frame comprises a first part and a second part, said second part being detachably connected to the first
part at a first end thereof, said first end defining a plane that is obliquely orientated at an angle ? relative to the support
plane; and

wherein, when the second part is disconnected from the first part, a free space between the first end of the first part and
the support plane is adapted to permit the movement of the table and the book in the longitudinal and lateral directions without
coming into contact with the main frame.

US Pat. No. 9,590,338

RIGID-FLEX CIRCUIT CONNECTOR

TE CONNECTIVITY CORPORATI...

1. A rigid-flex circuit connector comprising:
a layered circuit board having a rigid board stacked above a flex board, the rigid board including at least one rigid substrate
and a rigid board circuit, the rigid board circuit including a plurality of conductive vias extending into the rigid board
from a top surface of the rigid board, the flex board including at least one flexible substrate and a flex board circuit,
the flex board circuit electrically connected to the conductive vias of the rigid board circuit; and

an array of electrical contacts loaded in the conductive vias, the electrical contacts having mating ends protruding from
the top surface of the rigid board to mechanically engage and electrically connect to mating contacts of a mating electronic
component.

US Pat. No. 9,589,332

CAMERA MOVEMENT CORRECTION APPARATUS, METHOD AND SYSTEM

Sony Corporation, Tokyo ...

1. A camera movement correction apparatus for use in a system which detects a position of a sporting projectile within a scene,
the apparatus comprising:
circuitry configured to:
receive a first image of the scene and a second image of the scene captured by a camera;
determine a position of a reference marker within the first image of the scene and a position of the reference marker within
the second image of the scene, the reference marker being static within the scene;

determine a difference between the position of the reference marker in the first image of the scene and the position of the
reference marker in the second image of the scene; and

apply a corrective transform, that corrects for the difference between the position of the reference marker in the first image
of the scene and the position of the reference marker in the second image of the scene, to pixels of the second image of the
scene to create a corrected second image of the scene on the basis of said determined difference.

US Pat. No. 9,586,010

AUTOMATIC INJECTOR WITH NEEDLE COVER

Meridian Medical Technolo...

1. An auto-injector comprising: a housing; a cartridge container disposed within the housing; a cartridge received within
the cartridge container, the cartridge having at least one opening therein and containing a medicament, the medicament rearwardly
confined by a plunger, the cartridge including a needle assembly to dispense the medicament there through, the needle assembly
having a needle; an actuation assembly having a stored energy source capable of being released to drive the plunger within
the cartridge to dispense the medicament through the needle assembly; and a needle cover received within the housing, the
needle cover having an opening formed therein to permit passage of the needle there through during a medicament dispensing
operation, the needle cover having a first locked position wherein the needle cover is in a locked retracted position prior
to activation of the auto-injector, the needle cover having a second locked position wherein the needle cover is in a locked
extended position after the medicament dispensing operation, the needle cover surrounding the needle on all sides outside
of the housing to prevent contact with the needle before activation of the auto-injector and after the medicament dispensing
operation; wherein the cartridge further comprises a needle sheath disposed about the needle, the needle sheath being compressed
between the cartridge container and the cartridge during the medicament dispensing operation.

US Pat. No. 9,591,773

DISPLAY DEVICE

LG ELECTRONICS INC., Seo...

1. A display device comprising:
a display panel;
a rear surface panel coupled to the display panel by means of a first adhesive tape partially coated onto a rear surface of
the display panel;

a rigid bar which is arranged between the display panel and the rear surface panel and coupled to the rear surface of the
display panel by means of a second adhesive tape.

US Pat. No. 9,591,753

CIRCUIT BOARD AND MANUFACTURING METHOD THEREOF

Subtron Technology Co., L...

6. A manufacturing method of a circuit board, comprising:
providing a substrate;
forming a patterned copper layer on the substrate, wherein the patterned copper layer covers the substrate and exposes a portion
of the substrate;

forming a phosphorous-containing electroless plating palladium layer on the patterned copper layer, wherein the phosphorous-containing
electroless plating palladium layer covers the patterned copper layer, and in the phosphorous-containing electroless plating
palladium layer, a weight percentage of phosphorous is in a range from 4% to 6%, and a weight percentage of palladium is in
a range from 94% to 96%;

forming an electroless plating palladium layer on the phosphorous-containing electroless plating palladium layer, wherein
the electroless plating palladium layer covers the phosphorous-containing electroless plating palladium layer, and in the
electroless plating palladium layer, a weight percentage of palladium is at least 99% or more; and

forming an immersion plating gold layer on the electroless plating palladium layer, wherein the immersion plating gold layer
covers the electroless plating palladium layer.

US Pat. No. 9,589,348

CAMERA CALIBRATION SYSTEM

Oculus VR, LLC, Menlo Pa...

1. An optical calibration system comprising:
a first planar grid including a first plurality of fiducial markers, the first planar grid positioned at a first angle to
an alignment axis;

a second planar grid including a second plurality of fiducial markers, the second planar grid positioned at a second angle
to the alignment axis and a side of the first planar grid and a side of the second planar grid are adjacent to each other
forming a line that is bisected by and perpendicular to the alignment axis;

a light source configured to backlight the first planar grid and backlight the second planar grid in accordance with a display
pattern; and

a calibration controller configured to determine camera calibration information including an optical center of a VR camera
using a plurality of captured images, wherein the plurality of captured images are received from the VR camera along the alignment
axis that is positioned to image a portion of the first planar grid and a portion of the second planar grid, and the plurality
of images includes at least a first image of the portion of the first planar grid with fiducial markers backlit and a second
image of the portion of the second planar grid with fiducial markers backlit.

US Pat. No. 9,586,670

WINDSHIELD MOUNTING ASSEMBLY

Airbus Helicopters Deutsc...

1. A windshield mounting assembly, comprising:
a windshield that is adapted to be arranged on an associated vehicle frame, the windshield comprising at least one peripheral
edge that is provided with at least one lateral recess notched into the at least one edge;

at least one mounting frame that is attached to the windshield for mounting of the windshield to the associated vehicle frame,
the at least one mounting frame comprising at least one fastener receiving opening that is aligned with the at least one lateral
recess to receive an associated frame fastener for fastening the mounting frame to the associated vehicle frame; and

a bonding interface that is arranged at least partially between the at least one edge of the windshield and the at least one
mounting frame, the bonding interface directly bonding the at least one edge of the windshield to the at least one mounting
frame.

US Pat. No. 9,591,765

FLEXIBLE DISPLAY PANEL AND FABRICATING METHOD THEREOF, AND IMAGE DISPLAY TERMINAL UNIT

LG Display Co., Ltd., Se...

1. A flexible display panel, comprising:
a plastic substrate including a back plate on a rear surface thereof;
an active area in which a plurality of pixels are disposed on the plastic substrate; and
a non-active area surrounding the active area, comprising:
at least one pad unit;
at least one driving unit mounted on the non-active area between the active area and the pad unit; and
at least one cutout portion,
wherein the cutout portion is on at least one of both sides of a driving unit on the plastic substrate, the cutout portion
extending along the entirety of at least one side of the pad unit,

wherein the cutout portion is a hole or a concave shape toward the active area,
wherein a system module is disposed in an inner side of the cutout portion to be accommodated together with the display panel
in parallel in a housing,

wherein the system module includes at least one of: an image capture module, a sensor module, a sound module, a microphone
module, and an interface module, and

wherein the cutout portion has a shape corresponding to the system module.

US Pat. No. 9,589,420

WAGERING GAME WITH OPTION TO RISK CREDIT BALANCE

Bally Gaming, Inc., Las ...

1. A method of operating a gaming system, the gaming system including one or more controllers and a gaming machine, the gaming
machine primarily used for playing a casino wagering game, the gaming machine including an electronic display device and one
or more electronic input devices, the method comprising:
detecting, via at least one of the one or more electronic input devices, a physical item associated with a monetary value
that establishes a credit balance;

initiating a first play of the casino wagering game in response to an input indicative of a first wager amount covered by
the credit balance;

in response to the initiating, deducting, via at least one of the one or more controllers, the first wager amount from the
credit balance;

determining, via at least one of the one or more controllers, an outcome of the first play of the casino wagering game;
in response to the outcome of the first play being a winning outcome, adding a credit amount associated with the winning outcome
to the credit balance;

prior to a second play of the casino wagering game, determining, via at least one of the one or more controllers, that the
credit balance is less than the first wager amount and, in response, providing an option to risk the credit balance, the result
of the risk being either (i) initiating the second play of the casino wagering game at the first wager amount or (ii) reducing
the credit balance to zero without initiating the second play of the casino wagering game; and

receiving, via at least one of the one or more electronic input devices, a cash out input that initiates a payout from the
credit balance if the credit balance is non-zero.

US Pat. No. 9,586,908

2,4-PYRIMIDINEDIAMINE COMPOUNDS AND THEIR USES

Rigel Pharmaceuticals, In...

1. A compound according to Formula (I):
or a salt thereof, wherein:
R2 and R4 are different and independently are each phenyl substituted with one or more of the same or different R8 groups;

R5 is fluoro;

R8 is selected from Ra, Rb, Ra substituted with one or more of the same or different Ra or Rb, ORa substituted with one or more of the same or different Ra, —(CH2)m—Rb, —(CHRa)m—Rb, —O—(CH2)m—Rb, —O—(CHRa)m—Rb, —C(O)NH—(CH2)m—Rb, —C(O)NH—(CHRa)m—Rb, —O—(CH2)m—C(O)NH—(CH2)m—Rb—O—(CHRa)m—C(O)NH—(CHRa)m—Rb, —NH—(CH2)m—Rb—NH—(CHRa)m—Rb;

each Ra is independently selected from (C1-C6) alkyl, (C3-C8) cycloalkyl, cyclohexyl, (C4-C11) cycloalkylalkyl, (C5-C10) aryl, phenyl,
(C6-C16) arylalkyl, benzyl, 3-8 membered cycloheteroalkyl, morpholinyl, piperazinyl, homopiperazinyl, piperidinyl, 4-11 membered
cycloheteroalkylalkyl, 5-10 membered heteroaryl, or 6-16 membered heteroarylalkyl;

each Rb is independently selected from ORa, (C1-C3) haloalkyloxy, —NRcRc, halogen, —CF3, —CN, —OCN, —SCN, —NO, NO2, —N3, —S(O)Ra, —S(O)2Ra, —S(O)2ORa, —S(O)2NRcRc, —OS(O)Ra, —OS(O)2Ra, —OS(O)2ORa, —OS(O)2NRcRc, —C(O)Ra, —C(O)ORa, —C(O)NRcRc, —C(NH)NRcRc, OC(O)Ra, —OC(O)ORa, —OC(O)NRcRc, —OC(NH)NRcRc, —[NHC(O)]Ra, —[NHC(O)]ORa, —[NHC(O)]NRcRc or —[NHC(NH)]NRcRc;

each Rc is independently H or Ra;

at least one R8 is Rb; and

each m is independently an integer from 1 to 3.

US Pat. No. 9,591,781

FLOATING DAUGHTER CARD SYSTEM

Brocade Communications Sy...

1. An electronic device comprising:
a first circuit board comprising electrical components;
a second circuit board comprising electrical components;
a standoff coupled to the first circuit board, the standoff comprising a threaded aperture;
a threaded screw passing through the second circuit board and into the threaded aperture;
a spring around the threaded screw; and
a cable interface electrically connecting the first circuit board and the second circuit board, the cable interface allowing
the second circuit board the freedom to float relative to the first circuit board while maintaining the electrical connection
between the first circuit board and the second circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,590,475

ELECTRIC POWER TOOL

Hitachi Koki Co., Ltd., ...

1. A power tool comprising:
a motor including a rotational shaft extending in a front-rear direction;
a fan attached to the rotational shaft;
a circuit board including a plurality of switching elements; and
a housing including a body portion, a handle portion, and a battery retaining portion; the body portion accommodating the
motor and the fan; the handle portion extending from the body portion and including an airflow passage in which the circuit
board is arranged; the battery retaining portion including an air intake,

wherein a wall portion is located between the fan and the circuit board in a radial direction of the fan, is configured to
prevent air from flowing from the fan to the circuit board, and includes an opening for airflow from the handle portion into
the body portion, and

wherein rotation of the fan generates a flow of air that flows through the air intake to the airflow passage, through the
airflow passage to the opening, through the opening to the body portion, and inside the body portion.

US Pat. No. 9,591,647

RELAY DEVICE AND METHOD

SCA IPLA HOLDINGS INC., ...

1. A relay device for wirelessly relaying data from a terminal device to a base station, the relay device comprising:
a receiver; and
a transmitter, responsive to an access request message of a second type being received at the receiver from the terminal device
to transmit a relayed access request message to the base station to request the base station to allocate uplink resources
to the terminal device; wherein

the access request message of the second type is transmitted by the terminal device if no response to a transmitted access
request message of a first type is received from the base station;

the access request messages of the first type include Random Access Channel preambles selected from a first group of Random
Access Channel preambles;

the access request messages of the second type include Random Access Channel preambles selected from a second group of Random
Access Channel preambles, which are different from the first group of Random Access Channel preambles; and

the base station is responsive to either an access request message of the first type received from the terminal device or
the relayed access request message from the relay device to transmit an allocation of uplink resources to the terminal device.

US Pat. No. 9,591,768

ADHESIVE AGENT HAVING A POLYIMIDE AND ACID MODIFIED ROSIN

Toray Industries, Inc., ...

1. An adhesive agent film which comprises an adhesive agent comprising:
a polyimide (a), an epoxy compound (b), and an acid-modified rosin (c),
wherein the polyimide (a) is a polymer having a structure represented by a general formula (2) or a general formula (3) and
containing a structure represented by a general formula (1) as R4 in the general formula (2) or the general formula (3) in an amount of 5 to 15% by mass with respect to the total amount of
the polymer:

in which R1s represent a divalent hydrocarbon group, and may be the same or different in one molecule and may be the same or different
in different molecules, R2s represent a monovalent hydrocarbon group, and may be the same or different in one molecule and may be the same or different
in different molecules, and n is an integer of 1 to 10;
in which R3s are a 4- to 14-valent organic group, and may be the same or different in one molecule and may be the same or different in
different molecules; R4s are a 2- to 12-valent organic group, and may be the same or different in one molecule and may be the same or different in
different molecules; at least one of R3 and R4 is an aromatic group containing at least one of one or more groups selected from the group consisting of a 1,1,1,3,3,3-hexafluoropropyl
group, an isopropyl group, an ether group, a thioether group, and a SO2 group; R5s and R6s represent one or more groups selected from the group consisting of a phenolic hydroxyl group, a sulfonic acid group, and
a thiol group, and may be the same or different in one molecule and may be the same or different in different molecules; X
represents a monovalent organic group; m represents an integer of 8 to 200; ? and ? are each an integer of 0 to 10, and ?+?
is an integer of 0 to 10; and in which ?+? is 1 to 10 in 20 to 90% of repeating units whose number is represented by m,
wherein a minimum melt viscosity after stored for one month under an environment of 23° C. and 55% in relative humidity (RH)
is 100 to 10000 Pa·s.

US Pat. No. 9,591,138

CALL QUEUING FOR LOCATION-AWARE MOBILE DEVICES

RingCentral, Inc., Belmo...

1. A method comprising:
designating, by a call control manager, a call extension as a queue agent extension for answering calls in a call queue;
identifying, by the call control manager, one or more mobile devices for answering a call to the queue agent extension; and
determining, by the call control manager, an availability status for the queue agent extension, comprising:
determining a respective geographic location of each of the one or more mobile devices, and
setting the availability status of the queue agent extension to indicate that the queue agent extension is available to answer
calls from the call queue based on the geographic locations of the one or more mobile devices.

US Pat. No. 9,589,573

WIND NOISE REDUCTION

Cirrus Logic Internationa...

1. A method of wind noise reduction, the method comprising:
deriving from a plurality of microphones at least one first side input signal and at least one second side input signal, the
first and second sides each being one of a left side and a right side;

in a first stage of signal processing circuitry:
splitting the first side input signal into a first sub-band below a spectral threshold NA and a second sub-band above the spectral threshold NA;

applying wind noise reduction to the first sub-band of the first side input signal to produce a wind noise reduced first sub-band
of the first side input signal; and

recombining the wind noise reduced first sub-band of the first side input signal with the second sub-band of the first side
input signal, to produce a wind noise reduced first side input signal;

in a second stage of signal processing circuitry:
splitting the wind noise reduced first side input signal into a third sub-band below a spectral threshold NB and a fourth sub-band above the spectral threshold NB;

splitting the second side input signal into a third sub-band below the spectral threshold NB and a fourth sub-band above the spectral threshold NB;

mixing the third sub-band of the first side input signal with the third sub-band of the second side input signal to produce
an aggregate third sub-band signal having reduced wind noise;

combining the aggregate third sub-band signal with the fourth sub-band of the first side input signal to produce an output
first side input signal; and

combining the aggregate third sub-band signal with the fourth sub-band of the second side input signal to produce an output
second side input signal,

and wherein NB is less than NA.

US Pat. No. 9,591,767

COMPONENT BUILT-IN BOARD AND METHOD OF MANUFACTURING THE SAME, AND COMPONENT BUILT-IN BOARD MOUNTING BODY

FUJIKURA LTD., Tokyo (JP...

1. A component built-in board comprising:
a plurality of printed wiring bases stacked therein and having a resin base, and a wiring pattern and a via formed on/in the
resin base; and

an electronic component built in the component built-in board, wherein
at least a portion of the plurality of printed wiring bases include a thermal wiring in the wiring pattern and include a thermal
via in the via,

at least one of the plurality of printed wiring bases has formed therein an opening where the electronic component is built,
and has formed therein a heat-conducting layer configured from a metallic member and closely attached to an opposite surface
of the electronic component on an opposite side to an electrode formation surface of the electronic component built in to
the opening,

the electronic component is fixed in the opening by an adhesive layer stacked on the heat-conducting layer, via a hole formed
in a region of the heat-conducting layer facing onto the opening, the adhesive layer contacting the opposite surface via the
hole of the heat-conducting layer, and

wherein the heat-conducting layer is connected to the thermal via and the thermal wiring.

US Pat. No. 9,591,739

MULTI-STAGE HETERODYNE CONTROL CIRCUIT

Reno Technologies, Inc.

1. A circuit for controlling an RF generator, the circuit comprising:
a first heterodyne stage receiving an input signal, the input signal being based on a characteristic of an RF signal generated
by the RF generator, with the first heterodyne stage configured to:

mix the input signal with a first mix signal to generate a first heterodyne signal; and
filter the first heterodyne signal through a low pass filter;
a second heterodyne stage receiving the filtered first heterodyne signal, the second heterodyne stage configured to:
mix the filtered first heterodyne signal with a second mix signal to generate a second heterodyne signal; and
filter the second heterodyne signal through a band pass filter;
a detection stage configured to convert the filtered second heterodyne signal to a DC signal; and
a power control stage receiving the DC signal and configured to control the RF signal in response to the DC signal.

US Pat. No. 9,591,343

COMMUNICATING PRIMARY CONTENT STREAMS AND SECONDARY CONTENT STREAMS

OpenTV, Inc., San Franci...

1. A method comprising:
providing, by at least one processor, a first media data stream that includes primary media content to a device;
accessing, by the one or more processors, multiple secondary media content;
generating, by the at least one processor, a second media data stream that has a picture area divided into subdivisions, each
of the subdivisions of the picture area including different secondary media content among the multiple secondary media content;

providing, by the at least on processor, the second media data stream to the device, the device being configured to:
identify a subdivision among the subdivisions based on a location identifier of the subdivision,
crop the subdivision, and
display only the cropped subdivision scaled to fill a display screen based on the location identifier; and
providing, by the at least on processor, the location identifier of the subdivision to the device, the provided location identifier
causing the device to identify the subdivision, crop the subdivision, and display only the cropped subdivision scaled to fill
the display screen.

US Pat. No. 9,586,884

METAL-DOPED HYDROXYAPATITE CATALYST

Agency for Science, Techn...

1. A method for converting an alcohol to an aldehyde, the method comprising:
contacting an alcohol with a doped hydroxyapatite as a catalyst to form an aldehyde,
wherein the doped hydroxyapatite has been doped with a dopant selected from the group consisting of a metal, a metal oxide,
and mixtures thereof, wherein the metal is a transition metal selected from the group consisting of group 5 transition metals,
group 11 transition metals, and chromium.

US Pat. No. 9,591,754

ARRAY SUBSTRATE AND METHOD OF MOUNTING INTEGRATED CIRCUIT USING THE SAME

Samsung Display Co., Ltd....

1. An array substrate, comprising:
a display area; and
a non-display area surrounding the display area,
wherein:
the non-display area comprises:
a pad portion comprising a first sub-pad unit comprising a first pad that has a parallelogram shape; and
a second sub-pad unit comprising a second pad that has a parallelogram shape; and
the first pad and the second pad are symmetrically arranged with respect to an imaginary line that divides the pad portion
in half.

US Pat. No. 9,588,530

VOLTAGE REGULATOR CIRCUIT AND METHOD THEREFOR

NXP USA, Inc., Austin, T...

1. A voltage regulator circuit arranged to receive a voltage supply signal, and to output a regulated voltage signal; the
voltage regulator circuit comprising:
a switched mode power supply component selectively configurable to perform regulation of the voltage supply signal;
a linear voltage regulator component selectively configurable to perform regulation of the voltage supply signal, the linear
voltage regulator comprising a switching device, and a diode coupled between a bulk connection of the switching device and
an input of the voltage regulator;

a controller component arranged to receive an indication of a voltage level of the voltage supply signal, to configure the
bulk connection of the switching device, and to selectively configure the linear voltage regulator component to perform regulation
of the voltage supply signal during a quiescent operating mode of the voltage regulator circuit, if the indicated voltage
level of the voltage supply signal is greater than the threshold voltage level, wherein while the quiescent operating mode
the linear voltage regulator component to maintain an particular output voltage level without a load current being driven
by the linear voltage regulator component,

the diode to cause a current flow from an output of the voltage regulator circuit to the input of the voltage regulator circuit
through the bulk connection of the switching device to be resisted, if the indicated voltage level of the voltage supply signal
is less than a threshold voltage level.

US Pat. No. 9,586,690

HYBRID TURBO ELECTRIC AERO-PROPULSION SYSTEM CONTROL

Rolls-Royce Corporation, ...

8. A hybrid turbo electric aero-propulsion system comprising:
a turbine engine;
a generator to receive rotational energy from the turbine engine;
an energy storage subsystem to receive electrical input from the generator, the energy storage subsystem comprising one or
more of: an energy storage device, a power converter, and an inverter;

a motor to receive electrical input from the energy storage subsystem;
a fan that may be driven by either the engine or the motor; and
a control to optimize the efficiency of the turbo-electric aero-propulsion system by computing optimal set point values for
each of the turbine engine, the generator, the energy storage subsystem, the motor, and the fan to electronically control
the turbine engine, the generator, the energy storage subsystem, the motor and the fan.

US Pat. No. 9,591,782

CONNECTOR HOUSING APPARATUS AND INTER-CONNECTOR CONNECTING SYSTEM

Alaxala Networks Corporat...

1. A connector housing apparatus comprising:
a main body section that has a plurality of connectors confronting a plurality of external connectors which an external housing
has; and

a moving guide section that guides movement of the main body section toward the external housing,
wherein the moving guide section has a latching section that latches the moving guide section on the external housing,
wherein the main body section is connected to the moving guide section so as to be movable in a fitting direction of the plurality
of connectors in a state in which the moving guide section is latched on the external housing by the latching section,

wherein the latching section latches the moving guide section on a position at which the plurality of connectors are fitted
to the plurality of external connectors in a case where the main body section connected to the moving guide section moves
along the moving guide section, and

wherein the main body section moves along the moving guide section in the fitting direction of the plurality of connectors,
and thereby the plurality of connectors are fitted to the plurality of external connectors, wherein respective a main-body-section
movement surface, which is a surface of the main body section on which the moving guide section moves, and a moving-guide-section
movement surface, which is a surface of the moving guide section on which the main body section moves, have rails which is
extending toward the external housing side, wherein the rails are fitted to each other, wherein the rails regulate movement
of the main body section in directions except for a direction in which the rails extend, and wherein the main body section
is connected to the moving guide section by the rails being fitted to each other.

US Pat. No. 9,586,542

APPARATUS FOR TRANSMITTING ELECTRICAL SIGNALS TO AND/OR FROM A ROTATABLE COMPONENT OF A MOTOR VEHICLE, STEERING COLUMN MODULE, AND MOTOR VEHICLE

VALEO Schalter und Sensor...

1. An apparatus for transmitting electrical signals to and/or from a rotatable component of a motor vehicle, comprising:
a positionally fixed stator installed in a positionally fixed manner in the motor vehicle;
a rotor which is rotatably mounted on the stator and which is coupled in a rotationally fixed manner to the rotatable component
of the motor vehicle,

wherein the stator has a housing in which a flat cable for transmitting the electrical signals is arranged, wherein a connecting
piece which is electrically coupled to the flat cable and is connected to a corresponding mating piece of the rotatable component
is arranged on the rotor,

wherein the rotor has a viewing window through which it is possible for a viewer looking from outside the housing to identify
a reference element of the flat cable in a neutral position of the rotor with respect to the stator, and

wherein the viewing window is arranged in the region of the connecting piece, so that the viewing window is covered by the
mating piece in a state in which the connecting piece is connected to the mating piece.

US Pat. No. 9,591,637

CONTROL CHANNEL IN A WIRELESS DEVICE AND WIRELESS NETWORK

Ofinno Technologies, LLC,...

1. A method comprising:
generating a first signal by a wireless device, by at least demodulating, descrambling and decoding signals received on a
plurality of orthogonal frequency division multiplexing (OFDM) subcarriers in a first OFDM symbol;

producing a processed first signal, by at least encoding, scrambling, modulating and scaling the first signal;
generating a second signal, by subtracting the processed first signal from received signals on the plurality of OFDM subcarriers
in the first OFDM symbol;

producing a control format indicator, by at least demodulating, descrambling and decoding the second signal; and
determining a number of OFDM symbols of a control region of a base station employing the control format indicator.

US Pat. No. 9,591,620

P-CPICH SCRAMBLING CODE COLLISION DETECTION

OPTIS CIRCUIT TECHNOLOGY,...

1. A method for decoding a Primary Common Control Physical Channel, PCCPCH, the method comprising:
monitoring by a user equipment, UE, a scrambling code transmitted by a target cell;
synchronizing with a neighbor cell by the UE, to acquire a slot and frame timing of the neighbor cell;
detecting and flagging, by the UE, a scrambling code collision between the target cell and the neighbor cell;
checking, by the UE, that broadcast information of the target cell has been applied for decoding the PCCPCH; and
if the broadcast information of the target cell has been applied, reconstructing, by the UE, a transmitted PCCPCH sequence
to create a new pilot channel estimation to be used for computing a channel estimation based on the reconstructed PCCPCH sequence
of the target cell,

wherein a channel estimation of a Primary Common Pilot Channel, P-CPICH, and the channel estimation based on the reconstructed
PCCPCH sequence of the target cell are combined in order to compute a channel estimation of a newly appearing cell with a
colliding scrambling code, and

an algorithm for combining the channel estimation of the P-CPICH and the channel estimation based on the reconstructed PCCPCH
sequence of the target cell includes subtracting the channel estimation of the P-CPICH and the channel estimation based on
the reconstructed PCCPCH sequence of the target cell to which defined weights are applied, respectively.

US Pat. No. 9,591,476

MOBILE USING RECONFIGURABLE USER IDENTIFICATION MODULE

SONY CORPORATION, Tokyo ...

1. A mobile device comprising:
circuitry configured to
detect a user identity of a current user of the mobile device based on a user input, and
access a mobile identity database, which is configured to store mobile identities and associated user identities, to obtain
a first mobile identity associated with the detected user identity by searching the mobile identity database for the detected
user identity; and

a reconfigurable subscriber identification module (SIM) configured to store at least the first mobile identity as a primary
mobile identity, the mobile device being operable so as to provide mobile data communication via a mobile network subject
to the primary mobile identity being authorised with the mobile network,

wherein the circuitry is further configured to
obtain from the mobile identity database a second mobile identity to be used as the primary mobile identity after a predetermined
period of use of the first mobile identity as the primary mobile identity or after a predetermined quantity of data transferred
using the first mobile identity as the primary mobile identity.

US Pat. No. 9,591,735

HIGH VOLTAGE ISOLATION OF AN INDUCTIVELY COUPLED PLASMA ION SOURCE WITH A LIQUID THAT IS NOT ACTIVELY PUMPED

FEI COMPANY, Hillsboro, ...

1. A charged particle beam system, comprising:
a plasma source having:
a plasma chamber having a wall composed of a dielectric material, the wall having an interior surface and an exterior surface;
a conductor coiled at least one time around the plasma chamber;
a first fluid surrounding and in thermal contact with at least a portion of the plasma chamber, in which the fluid is not
actively pumped; and

a source electrode for electrically biasing the plasma to a high voltage;
one or more focusing lenses for focusing charged particles from the plasma source onto a sample; and
at least one heat pipe containing a second fluid, a portion of the at least one heat pipe is in thermal contact with the first
fluid such that heat from the first fluid can dissipate through the at least one heat pipe into the second fluid to cool the
first fluid, said second fluid being separate from the first fluid surrounding and in thermal contact with at least a portion
of the plasma chamber.

US Pat. No. 9,591,507

COMMUNICATION SCHEME FOR CHANNEL QUALITY INFORMATION

Optis Wireless Technology...

1. A UE for transmitting a periodic report of channel quality information to a receiving entity within a communication system,
the UE comprising:
a transmitter configured to transmit first channel quality information reports reporting an average of channel qualities for
resource blocks at a first reporting frequency, and to transmit a second channel quality information report for a preferred
subset of resource blocks,

wherein the transmitter is configured to transmit the second channel quality information report between the first channel
quality information reports,

wherein the transmitter is further configured to transmit a plurality of second channel quality information reports for the
preferred subset of resource blocks at a second reporting frequency, and

wherein the first reporting frequency is different from the second reporting frequency.

US Pat. No. 9,590,357

ELECTRICAL CONNECTOR ASSEMBLY

TRAXXAS LP, McKinney, TX...

1. A female electrical connector comprising:
a female housing comprising an insulating material at least partially forming a first female receptacle comprising a first
receptacle opening for at least partially receiving a first male connector electrode;

a first female electrode disposed at least partially within the first female receptacle, wherein the first female electrode
comprises a first surface for electrically coupling with a first male connector electrode;

a first resilient member retained by the first female receptacle, wherein the first resilient member comprises a first resilient
contact member configured to deform while a first male connector electrode is at least partially inserted into the first female
receptacle;

wherein the first resilient member is configured to provide a biasing force to facilitate an electrical coupling of the first
female electrode with only a first male connector electrode;

wherein the first resilient contact member resiliently deforms in response to interference from one or more portions of a
first male connector electrode, when a first male connector electrode is at least partially inserted into the first female
receptacle; and

wherein the first resilient member is retained within the female housing spaced from the first female electrode, whereby the
first resilient member and the first female electrode are not in contact with one another.

US Pat. No. 9,589,953

REVERSE BIPOLAR JUNCTION TRANSISTOR INTEGRATED CIRCUIT

IXYS Corporation, Milpit...

1. An integrated circuit comprising:
an emitter/distributed diode electrode layer of a semiconductor material of a first conductivity type;
a base region extending into the emitter/distributed diode electrode layer, wherein the base region is of a second conductivity
type opposite the first conductivity type, wherein the base region has a first depth at its periphery;

a plurality of collector regions extending into the base region, wherein the plurality of collector regions are of the first
conductivity type;

a plurality of distributed diode diffusion regions extending into the emitter/distributed diode electrode layer, wherein the
plurality of distributed diode diffusion regions are of the second conductivity type, wherein the plurality of distributed
diode diffusion regions are disposed in a two-dimensional array across the integrated circuit, wherein each of the distributed
diode diffusion regions is separated from the base region by a respective part of the emitter/distributed diode electrode
layer, and wherein each of the distributed diode diffusion regions has a second depth that is greater than the first depth
of the base region;

a first metal electrode that is coupled to the plurality of collector regions and is coupled to the plurality of distributed
diode diffusion regions, wherein the first metal electrode is not coupled to the base region;

a plurality of insulation features, wherein the first metal electrode is separated from the base region and from the emitter/distributed
diode electrode layer by the plurality of insulation features;

a second metal electrode that is coupled to the base regions; and
a third metal electrode that is electrically coupled to the emitter/distributed diode electrode layer.
US Pat. No. 9,587,240

COMPOSITIONS AND METHODS FOR INHIBITING EXPRESSION OF A TARGET GENE

Alnylam Pharmaceuticals, ...

1. A double-stranded ribonucleic acid (dsRNA) for inhibiting the expression of a target gene in a cell, comprising a complementary
RNA strand and a sense RNA strand, wherein the sense RNA strand comprises a nucleotide sequence that is substantially identical
to the corresponding part of the target gene, wherein the complementary RNA strand comprises a complementary nucleotide sequence
that is complementary to an mRNA transcript formed during expression of the target gene, wherein the complementary strand
specifically hybridizes with the mRNA transcript, wherein the complementary RNA strand and the sense strand each comprise
a 3?-end and a 5?-end, wherein at least one end of one of the RNA strands is blunt, and wherein the dsRNA is 20 to 49 base
pairs in length.

US Pat. No. 9,591,685

EFFICIENT APPLICATION SYNCHRONIZATION USING OUT-OF-BAND DEVICE-TO-DEVICE COMMUNICATION

QUALCOMM Incorporated, S...

1. A method for device-to-device (D2D) application synchronization, comprising:
generating, at a first device, a local unique expression that includes a name, one or more user credentials, and a last update
time associated with an application registered for a D2D-based application data synchronization service;

detecting, at the first device, one or more external unique expressions that are received from one or more peer devices in
proximity to the first device and match the name and the one or more user credentials associated with the registered application;

identifying, among the one or more peer devices, an update device associated with an external unique expression that includes
a last update time more recent than the last update time associated with the local unique expression; and

requesting an update to synchronize the application data associated with the registered application from the update device
over an out-of-band D2D connection.

US Pat. No. 9,591,195

PLATFORM ARCHITECTURE FOR ACCELERATED CAMERA CONTROL ALGORITHMS

Intel Corporation, Santa...

1. A platform for image processing with digital camera control algorithms, the platform comprising:
a camera control bus to couple with one or more camera hardware module (CM);
a soft real-time (SRT) camera controller including logic circuitry to:
generate a frame-based series of CM control parameter values, the frame-based series associated with a window spanning a predetermined
number of consecutive image data frames to be exposed by a CM at a frame rate; and

a hard real-time (HRT) camera controller coupled to both the SRT controller and the camera control bus, the HRT controller
including logic circuitry to:

receive the control parameter values intermittently from the SRT controller; and
output the control parameter values to the control bus in synchronization with actions of a CM associated with exposing consecutive
image data frames.

US Pat. No. 9,588,531

VOLTAGE REGULATOR WITH EXTENDED MINIMUM TO MAXIMUM LOAD CURRENT RATIO

NXP USA, Inc., Austin, T...

1. A low-dropout (LDO) voltage regulator disposed within a semiconductor package, the LDO voltage regulator comprising:
an inner loop; and
an outer loop coupled to the inner loop, wherein:
the inner loop is configured to control a load response of the LDO voltage regulator and to reduce at least one of: a printed
circuit board (PCB) effect on the outer loop, a packaging effect on the outer loop, or a parasitic effect on the outer loop,
wherein the inner loop comprises an operational transconductance amplifier (OTA) circuit having a load current dependent DC
gain, and wherein the OTA circuit comprises:

an OTA;
a tracking pole diode coupled to the OTA, wherein the tracking pole diode is configured to compensate gain variations due
to load changes at the output of the OTA circuit; and

a filter array coupled in parallel with the tracking pole diode, wherein the filter array is configured to maintain a consistent
frequency response under influence of the at least one of the PCB, packaging, or parasitic effect, and wherein the tracking
pole diode has: (a) its source terminal coupled to a first terminal of the filter array, and (b) its gate terminal coupled
to its drain terminal and to a second terminal of the filter array;

the outer loop is configured to control a voltage at an output of the LDO voltage regulator;
the output of the LDO voltage regulator is coupled to an integrated circuit within the semiconductor package; and
the PCB, package, and parasitic effects comprise inductive or resistive effects caused by elements disposed outside of the
semiconductor package.

US Pat. No. 9,587,983

THERMALLY COMPENSATED OPTICAL PROBE

Ondax, Inc., Monrovia, C...

1. An optical probe comprising:
a laser source, the laser source having a laser center wavelength;
at least one narrowband optical element receiving light emitted by the laser source, the narrowband optical element having
a filter center wavelength, the narrowband optical element being arranged such that the filter center wavelength is initially
spectrally aligned with the laser center wavelength, the filter center wavelength changing in response to a temperature change
such that the filter center wavelength is not substantially aligned with the laser center wavelength; and

a passive adjustment mechanism coupled to the narrowband optical element, the passive adjustment mechanism including an actuator,
the actuator moving in response to the temperature change, the actuator motion rotating the narrowband optical element, the
rotation compensating for the temperature change such that the filter center wavelength and laser center wavelength remain
spectrally aligned.

US Pat. No. 9,587,818

LED LIGHTING APPARATUS WITH IMPROVED HEAT RADIATION PROPERTY

SILICON WORKS CO., LTD., ...

1. An LED lighting apparatus comprising:
a light source unit comprising a plurality of LED groups each having one or more LEDs; and
a driving unit configured to provide a current path corresponding to light emission of the light source unit,
wherein the light source unit and the driving unit are arranged on the same substrate so as to be separated from each other,
and

among the plurality of LED groups, the LED group having the largest heat value is arranged farthest away from the driving
unit, compared to the other LED groups.

US Pat. No. 9,591,756

HIGH-FREQUENCY PACKAGE

Mitsubishi Electric Corpo...

1. A high-frequency package comprising a multilayer substrate in which a quasi-coaxial line is formed as a structure for transmitting
a high-frequency signal generated by a mounted high-frequency device from an uppermost layer to a lowermost layer to externally
output and for transmitting an externally input high-frequency signal from the lowermost layer to the high-frequency device,
the quasi-coaxial line comprising:
a central conductor that connects between a first metal pattern formed on an upper surface of the uppermost layer and a second
metal pattern formed on a lower surface of the lowermost layer; and

outer conductors being a plurality of first interlayer vias that are circularly arranged around the central conductor and
connect between two or more layers,

wherein the central conductor is formed by:
a second interlayer via having one end connected to the first metal pattern and an opposite end formed to penetrate through
at least one layer of the multilayer substrate; and

a capacitor structure formed between the opposite end of the second interlayer via and the lower surface of the lowermost
layer of the multilayer substrate,

wherein the outer conductors of the quasi-coaxial line are connected to ground, and
wherein the capacitor structure is formed of at least three conductor pads formed, respectively, in a corresponding number
of adjacent layers of the multilayer substrate and facing each other,

wherein the at least three conductor pads include an uppermost layer conductor pad connected to the opposite end of the second
interlayer via, a lowermost layer conductor pad directly connected to a solder ball surrounded by a ground pad forming the
ground, and an intermediate layer conductor pad placed between the uppermost layer conductor pad and the lowermost layer conductor
pad,

wherein the uppermost layer conductor and the intermediate layer conductor pad face each other and together form a first capacitor,
and the lowermost layer conductor pad and the intermediate layer conductor pad face each other and together form a second
capacitor, the first capacitor and the second capacitor being placed in series.

US Pat. No. 9,591,737

INDUCTION DEVICES AND METHODS OF USING THEM

PerkinElmer Health Scienc...

1. A device for sustaining an ionization source in a torch comprising a longitudinal axis along which a flow of gas is introduced
during operation of the torch, the device comprising:
a base configured to provide a coil comprising a first coil turn and a second coil turn to provide an inner aperture formed
from the first and second coil turns, in which the inner aperture is constructed and arranged to receive a body of the torch;
and

a first radial fin coupled to the first coil turn and a second radial fin coupled to the second coil turn, in which the device
is configured to provide radio frequency energy to the body of the torch to sustain the ionization source within the torch.

US Pat. No. 9,591,084

NETWORK DEVICES USING TLS TICKETS FOR SESSION PERSISTENCE

Avi Networks, Santa Clar...

1. A system for processing a connection request, comprising:
a communication interface configured to receive the connection request; and
a processor coupled with the communication interface and configured to:
determine whether the connection request identifies a Transport Layer Security (TLS) ticket that identifies a previously load
balanced session; and

in the event it is determined that the TLS ticket identifies the previously load balanced session, (1) identify the previously
load balanced session that corresponds to the connection request, wherein the previously load balanced session is load balanced
to a selected server among a plurality of servers and identifying the previously load balanced session that corresponds to
the connection request includes utilizing an identifier of the TLS ticket to locate an entry in a data structure that maps
the TLS ticket to an identifier of the selected server, wherein locating the entry in the data structure includes locating
the entry among a plurality of entries in the data structure, and each of the plurality of entries maps a different TLS ticket
identifier to one of the plurality of servers, and (2) associate the connection request with the identified previously load
balanced session.

US Pat. No. 9,590,033

TRENCH SEPARATION DIFFUSION FOR HIGH VOLTAGE DEVICE

IXYS Corporation, Milpit...

12. A reverse blocking thyristor die having a top semiconductor surface, a bottom semiconductor surface, and peripheral side
edges, the die comprising:
a peripheral trench that extends downward into the die from the top semiconductor surface, wherein the peripheral trench has
inner sidewalls, outer sidewalls, and a bottom, wherein an amount of N type semiconductor material laterally rings the trench
such that N type semiconductor material is disposed between the peripheral trench and the peripheral side edges of the die;

a sidewall doped region that extends laterally inwardly from the inner sidewalls of the trench and that also extends laterally
outwardly from the outer sidewalls of the trench, wherein the sidewall doped region is of P type semiconductor material;

a material that fills the trench;
a peripheral aluminum diffused region that extends upward from the bottom semiconductor surface of the die toward the bottom
of the trench, wherein the peripheral aluminum diffused region is of P type semiconductor material and is doped with aluminum,
and wherein the P type semiconductor material of the peripheral aluminum diffused region extends upward and joins to P type
semiconductor material of the sidewall doped region;

a thyristor gate region of P type semiconductor material;
a thyristor cathode region that extends down from the top semiconductor surface of the die into the thyristor gate region,
wherein the thyristor cathode region is of N+ type semiconductor material; and

a thyristor anode region that extends upward from the bottom semiconductor surface of the die, wherein the thyristor anode
region is of P type semiconductor material, wherein the thyristor gate, cathode and anode regions are parts of a thyristor,
and wherein the thyristor has a forward blocking withstand voltage of at least 4000 volts and also has a reverse blocking
withstand voltage of at least 4000 volts.

US Pat. No. 9,587,256

SEQUESTRATION OF CARBON DIOXIDE WITH HYDROGEN TO USEFUL PRODUCTS

University of Georgia Res...

1. A genetically engineered microbe modified to convert acetyl CoA, molecular hydrogen, and carbon dioxide to 3-hydroxypropionate,
wherein the 3-hydroxypropionate is produced at an increased level compared to a control microbe, wherein the microbe is a
hyperthermophile, wherein the microbe is a member of the domain Archaea or a member of the domain Bacteria, and wherein the
microbe comprises an exogenous coding region encoding a polypeptide, wherein the polypeptide has an activity selected from
acetyl/propionyl-CoA carboxylase activity, malonyl/succinyl-CoA reductase activity, and malonate semialdehyde reductase activity.
US Pat. No. 9,585,399

COMPOSITIONS COMPRISING A BIOLOGICAL CONTROL AGENT AND AN INSECTICIDE

Bayer CropScience AG, Mo...

1. A composition comprising
at least one biological control agent selected from the group consisting of Bacillus subtilis AQ713 (NRRL Accession No. B-21661), Bacillus subtilis AQ30002 (NRRL Accession No. B-50421), and Bacillus subtilis AQ30004 (NRRL Accession No. B-50455),

at least one insecticide comprising a Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies kurstaki, and

optionally at least one fungicide selected from the group consisting of inhibitors of the ergosterol biosynthesis, inhibitors
of the respiratory chain at complex I or II, inhibitors of the respiratory chain at complex III, inhibitors of the mitosis
and cell division, compounds capable to induce a host defense, inhibitors of the amino acid and/or protein biosynthesis, inhibitors
of the ATP production, inhibitors of the cell wall synthesis, inhibitors of the lipid and membrane synthesis, inhibitors of
the melanine biosynthesis, inhibitors of the nucleic acid synthesis, inhibitors of the signal transduction, compounds capable
to act as an uncoupler such as binapacryl, dinocap, ferimzone, fluazinam, meptyldinocap and further compounds, like for example
benthiazole, bethoxazin, capsimycin, carvone, chinomethionat, pyriofenone (chlazafenone), cufraneb, cyflufenamid, cymoxanil,
cyprosulfamide, dazomet, debacarb, dichlorophen, diclomezine, difenzoquat, difenzoquat methylsulphate, diphenylamine, ecomate,
fenpyrazamine, flumetover, fluoroimide, flusulfamide, flutianil, fosetyl-aluminium, fosetyl-calcium, fosetyl-sodium, hexachlorobenzene,
irumamycin, methasulfocarb, methyl isothiocyanate, metrafenone, mildiomycin, natamycin, nickel dimethyldithiocarbamate, nitrothal-isopropyl,
octhilinone, oxamocarb, oxyfenthiin, pentachlorophenol and salts, phenothrin, phosphorous acid and its salts, propamocarb-fosetylate,
propanosine-sodium, proquinazid, pyrimorph, (2E)-3-(4-tert-butylphenyl)-3-(2-chloropyridin-4-yl)-1-(morpholin-4-yl)prop-2-en-1-one,
(2Z)-3-(4-tert-butylphenyl)-3-(2-chloropyridin-4-yl)-1-(morpholin-4-yl)prop-2-en-1-one, pyrrolnitrine, tebufloquin, tecloftalam,
tolnifanide, triazoxide, trichlamide, zarilamid, (3S,6S,7R,8R)-8-benzyl-3-[({3-[(isobutyryloxy)methoxy]-4-methoxypyridin-2-yl}carbonyl)amino]-6-methyl-4,9-dioxo-1,5-dioxonan-7-yl
2-methylpropanoate, 1-(4-{4-[(5R)-5-(2,6-difluorophenyl)-4,5-dihydro-1,2-oxazol-3-yl]-1,3-thiazol-2-yl}piperidin-1-yl)-2-[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]ethanone,
1-(4-{4-[(5S)-5-(2,6-difluorophenyl)-4,5-dihydro-1,2-oxazol-3-yl]-1,3-thiazol-2-yl}piperidin-1-yl)-2-[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]ethanone,
1-(4-{4-[5-(2,6-difluorophenyl)-4,5-dihydro-1,2-oxazol-3-yl]-1,3-thiazol-2-yl}piperidin-1-yl)-2-[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]ethanone,
1-(4-methoxyphenoxy)-3,3-dimethylbutan-2-yl 1H-imidazole-1-carboxylate, 2,3,5,6-tetrachloro-4-(methylsulfonyl)pyridine, 2,3-dibutyl-6-chlorothieno[2,3-d]pyrimidin-4(3H)-one,
2,6-dimethyl-1H,5H-[1,4]dithiino[2,3-c:5,6-c?]dipyrrole-1,3,5,7(2H,6H)-tetrone, 2-[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]-1-(4-{4-[(5R)-5-phenyl-4,5-dihydro-1,2-oxazol-3-yl]-1,3-thiazol-2-yl}piperidin-1-yl)ethanone,
2-[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]-1-(4-{4-[(5S)-5-phenyl-4,5-dihydro-1,2-oxazol-3-yl]-1,3-thiazol-2-yl}piperidin-1-yl)ethanone,
2-[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]-1-{4-[4-(5-phenyl-4,5-dihydro-1,2-oxazol-3-yl)-1,3-thiazol-2-yl]piperidin-1-yl}ethanone,
2-butoxy-6-iodo-3-propyl-4H-chromen-4-one, 2-chloro-5-[2-chloro-1-(2,6-difluoro-4-methoxyphenyl)-4-methyl-1H-imidazol-5-yl]pyridine,
2-phenylphenol and salts, 3-(4,4,5-trifluoro-3,3-dimethyl-3,4-dihydroisoquinolin-1-yl)quinolone, 3,4,5-trichloropyridine-2,6-dicarbonitrile,
3-[5-(4-chlorophenyl)-2,3-dimethyl-1,2-oxazolidin-3-yl]pyridine, 3-chloro-5-(4-chlorophenyl)-4-(2,6-difluorophenyl)-6-methylpyridazine,
4-(4-chlorophenyl)-5-(2,6-difluorophenyl)-3,6-dimethylpyridazine, 5-amino-1,3,4-thiadiazole-2-thiol, 5-chloro-N?-phenyl-N?-(prop-2-yn-1-yl)thiophene-2-sulfonohydrazide,
5-fluoro-2-[(4-fluorobenzyl)oxy]pyrimidin-4-amine, 5-fluoro-2-[(4-methylbenzyl)oxy]pyrimidin-4-amine, 5-methyl-6-octyl[1,2,4]triazolo[1,5-a]pyrimidin-7-amine,
ethyl (2Z)-3-amino-2-cyano-3-phenylprop-2-enoate, N?-(4-{[3-(4-chlorobenzyl)-1,2,4-thiadiazol-5-yl]oxy}-2,5-dimethylphenyl)-N-ethyl-N-methylimidoformamide,
N-(4-chlorobenzyl)-3-[3-methoxy-4-(prop-2-yn-1-yloxy)phenyl]propanamide, N-[(4-chlorophenyl)(cyano)methyl]-3-[3-methoxy-4-(prop-2-yn-1-yloxy)phenyl]propanamide,
N-[(5-bromo-3-chloropyridin-2-yl)methyl]-2,4-dichloropyridine-3-carboxamide, N-[1-(5-bromo-3-chloropyridin-2-yl)ethyl]-2,4-dichloropyridine-3-carboxamide,
N-[1-(5-bromo-3-chloropyridin-2-yl)ethyl]-2-fluoro-4-iodopyridine-3-carboxamide, N-{(E)-[(cyclopropylmethoxy)imino][6-(difluoromethoxy)-2,3-difluorophenyl]methyl}-2-phenylacetamide,
N-{(Z)-[(cyclopropylmethoxy)imino][6-(difluoromethoxy)-2,3-difluorophenyl]methyl}-2-phenylacetamide, N?-{4-[(3-tert-butyl-4-cyano-1,2-thiazol-5-yl)oxy]-2-chloro-5-methylphenyl}-N-ethyl-N-methylimidoformamide,
N-methyl-2-(1-{[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]acetyl}piperidin-4-yl)-N-(1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalen-1-yl)-1,3-thiazole-4-carboxamide,
N-methyl-2-(1-{[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]acetyl}piperidin-4-yl)-N-[(1R)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalen-1-yl]-1,3-thiazole-4-carboxamide,
N-methyl-2-(1-{[5-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazol-1-yl]acetyl}piperidin-4-yl)-N-[(1S)-1,2,3,4-tetrahydronaphthalen-1-yl]-1,3-thiazole-4-carboxamide,
pentyl {6-[({[(1-methyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl)(phenyl)methylidene]amino}oxy)methyl]pyridin-2-yl}carbamate, phenazine-1-carboxylic
acid, quinolin-8-ol, quinolin-8-ol sulfate (2:1), tert-butyl {6-[({[(1-methyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl)(phenyl)methylene]amino}oxy)methyl]pyridin-2-yl}carbamate,
1-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-N-[2?-(trifluoromethyl)biphenyl-2-yl]-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide, N-(4?-chlorobiphenyl-2-yl)-3-(difluoromethyl)-1-methyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide,
N-(2?,4?-dichlorobiphenyl-2-yl)-3-(difluoromethyl)-1-methyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide, 3-(difluoromethyl)-1-methyl-N-[4?-(trifluoromethyl)biphenyl-2-yl]-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide,
N-(2?,5?-difluorobiphenyl-2-yl)-1-methyl-3-(trifluoromethyl)-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide, 3-(difluoromethyl)-1-methyl-N-[4?-(prop-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide,
5-fluoro-1,3-dimethyl-N-[4?-(prop-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide, 2-chloro-N-[4?-(prop-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]pyridine-3-carboxamide,
3-(difluoromethyl)-N-[4?-(3,3-dimethylbut-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]-1-methyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide, N-[4?-(3,3-dimethylbut-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]-5-fluoro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide,
3-(difluoromethyl)-N-(4?-ethynylbiphenyl-2-yl)-1-methyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide, N-(4?-ethynylbiphenyl-2-yl)-5-fluoro-1,3-dimethyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide,
2-chloro-N-(4?-ethynylbiphenyl-2-yl)pyridine-3-carboxamide, 2-chloro-N-[4?-(3,3-dimethylbut-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]pyridine-3-carboxamide,
4-(difluoromethyl)-2-methyl-N-[4?-(trifluoromethyl)biphenyl-2-yl]-1,3-thiazole-5-carboxamide, 5-fluoro-N-[4?-(3-hydroxy-3-methylbut-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]-1,3-dimethyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide,
2-chloro-N-[4?-(3-hydroxy-3-methylbut-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]pyridine-3-carboxamide, 3-(difluoromethyl)-N-[4?-(3-methoxy-3-methylbut-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]-1-methyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide,
5-fluoro-N-[4?-(3-methoxy-3-methylbut-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]-1,3-dimethyl-1H-pyrazole-4-carboxamide, 2-chloro-N-[4?-(3-methoxy-3-methylbut-1-yn-1-yl)biphenyl-2-yl]pyridine-3-carboxamide,
(5-bromo-2-methoxy-4-methylpyridin-3-yl)(2,3,4-trimethoxy-6-methylphenyl)methanone, N-[2-(4-{[3-(4-chlorophenyl)prop-2-yn-1-yl]oxy}-3-methoxyphenyl)ethyl]-N2-(methylsulfonyl)valinamide
4-oxo-4-[(2-phenylethyl)amino]butanoic acid, but-3-yn-1-yl {6-[({[(Z)-(1-methyl-1H-tetrazol-5-yl)(phenyl)methylene]amino}oxy)methyl]pyridin-2-yl}carbamate,
4-Amino-5-fluoropyrimidin-2-ol, propyl 3,4,5-trihydroxybenzoate and oryzastrobin,

wherein combination of the at least one biological control agent and the Bacillus thuringiensis subspecies kurstaki results in a synergistic effect and with the proviso that the biological control agent and the fungicide are not identical.

US Pat. No. 9,591,266

VIDEO-ON-DEMAND AND TARGETED ADVERTISING

OpenTV, Inc., San Franci...

1. A method for conveying individualized content, the method comprising:
transmitting, in a repetitive manner, a plurality of modules of content to a plurality of client devices, at least one of
the modules having a corresponding module identifier;

receiving, from a client device of the plurality of client devices, search criteria;
identifying, using at least one processor of a machine, at least one qualifying module identifier corresponding to the search
criteria;

transmitting the at least one qualifying module identifier to the client device for use by the client device to retrieve at
least one module corresponding to the at least one qualifying module identifier from the plurality of modules being transmitted
in the repetitive manner for presentation to a user of the client device;

receiving, from the client device after the transmitting of the at least one qualifying module identifier, a module selection;
inserting data identified with the module selection into a first communication channel of a plurality of communication channels
accessible by the client device, the inserted data to appear repetitively in the first communication channel; and

transmitting, to the client device, an identifier for the first communication channel for use by the client device to access
the first communication channel to receive the inserted data.

US Pat. No. 9,589,780

SYSTEMS AND METHODS OF SUPPRESSING UNWANTED IONS

PerkinElmer Health Scienc...

1. A mass spectrometry system comprising a single mass analyzer, the system comprising:
an ion source;
ion optics fluidically coupled to the ion source and downstream of the ion source;
a single mass analyzer fluidically coupled to the ion optics and downstream of the ion optics so the ion optics are between
the ion source and the single mass analyzer, in which the single mass analyzer is the only mass analyzer present in the system;

a cell fluidically coupled to the single mass analyzer and downstream of the single mass analyzer so the single mass analyzer
is between the cell and the ion optics; and

a detector fluidically coupled to the cell and downstream of the cell so the cell is between the single mass analyzer and
the detector.

US Pat. No. 9,591,789

POWER SEMICONDUCTOR MODULE AND POWER MODULE

Hitachi Automotive System...

1. A power semiconductor module comprising: a semiconductor device;
a conductor plate having a first surface on which the semiconductor device is mounted;
a resin sealer that covers a side portion of the conductor plate and exposes at least part of the a second surface of the
conductor plate that faces away from the first surface; and

a spray coated film provided on an outer surface of the resin sealer and the at least part of the second surface of the conductor
plate that is exposed through the resin sealer, and

a recess is formed in the outer surface of the resin sealer, and the planar size of the recess is greater than the planar
size of each flat portion that forms the spray coated film;

wherein the spray coated film is continuously disposed on the outer surface of the resin sealer, in the recess, and on the
at least part of the second surface of the conductor plate that is exposed through the resin sealer, without interruption.

US Pat. No. 9,591,641

METHOD AND DEVICE FOR SCHEDULING SLOT RESOURCES

CHINA ACADEMY OF TELECOMM...

1. A method for scheduling slot resources, comprising:
storing, by a first node, upon reception of each new data packet transmitted by a higher layer, the new data packet and maintaining
a remaining transmission time of the new data packet according to a transmission delay corresponding to the new data packet;
and

making, by the first node, a judgement on slot resource sequentially for each stored data packet with the remaining transmission
time more than or equal to the remaining transmission time of the new data packet in an ascending order of the remaining transmission
time starting with the new data packet, requesting a new slot resource when it is determined that the number of data packets
to be transmitted is more than the number of slots currently used by the first node in the remaining transmission time corresponding
to any data packet;

wherein requesting a new slot resource upon determining that the number of data packets to be transmitted is more than the
number of slots currently used by the first node in the remaining transmission time corresponding to the any data packet,
in a process of making, by the first node, a judgement on slot resource for any data packet, comprises:

judging, by the first node, from locally maintained slot state information, whether there are idle slots in the system before
the remaining transmission time corresponding to the data packet, for which a judgement on slot resource is made, expires;
and

If so, then selecting one of the idle slots as a newly requested slot;
otherwise, discarding the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made, and stopping making a judgement on
slot resource for a subsequent data packet; or

reserving the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made, terminating a slot requesting process for the
data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made, and continuing making a judgement on slot resource for a subsequent
data packet; or

selecting a low-priority data packet, with the remaining transmission time less than that of the data packet for which the
judgement on slot resource is made and a priority lower than that of the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource
is made, from the stored data packets, and deleting the selected low-priority data packet from a buffer; or

when a delay margin corresponding to the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made is set and the delay
margin is not 0, updating the remaining transmission time corresponding to the data packet, for which the judgement on slot
resource is made, with the length of time indicated by the delay margin, and selecting an idle slot in an updated remaining
transmission time as a newly requested slot, wherein if there is still no idle slot in the updated remaining time, the data
packet, for which the judgement on slot resource is made, is discarded, and no judgement on slot resource is made for a subsequent
data packet; or the data packet, for which the judgement on slot resource is made, is reserved, the slot requesting process
for the data packet, for which the judgement on slot resource is made, is terminated, and a judgement on slot resource is
further made for a subsequent data packet; or a low-priority data packet, with the remaining transmission time less than that
of the data packet for which the judgement on slot resource is made and a priority lower than that of the data packet for
which the judgement on slot resource is made, is selected from the stored data packets, and the selected low-priority data
packet is deleted from a buffer.

US Pat. No. 9,589,767

SYSTEMS, METHODS, AND APPARATUS FOR MINIMIZING CROSS COUPLED WAFER SURFACE POTENTIALS

Advanced Energy Industrie...

1. A system for reducing a DC voltage on a substrate of a plasma processing chamber below a minimum otherwise established
by cross-coupling from an RF power source, the system comprising:
an RF field level sensor configured to be arranged adjacent to, but not touching, a substrate being processed in the plasma
processing chamber;

a harmonics filter configured to:
couple to one or more RF power sources for a plasma processing chamber;
receive a primary RF frequency from the one or more RF power sources;
receive RF field level measurements from the RF field level sensor; and
preclude the passage of measurements of at least the primary RF frequency;
a first tunable resonant circuit configured to couple between the substrate and ground;
a surface voltage minimum tracker coupled to the harmonics filter and configured to:
receive measurements from the harmonics filter other than those of at least the primary RF frequency; and
determine whether the first resonant circuit is to be tuned to a higher or lower resonant frequency in order to minimize the
measurements from the harmonics filter; and

a controller circuit coupled between the surface voltage minimum tracker and the first resonant circuit and configured to
generate one or more control signals to increase or decrease a first resonant frequency of the first resonant circuit based
on instructions from the surface voltage minimum tracker.

US Pat. No. 9,588,139

PROBE CARD ASSEMBLY FOR TESTING ELECTRONIC DEVICES

FormFactor, Inc., Liverm...

1. A contact probe comprising:
a single unitary structural element comprising a flexure portion and a compliant connection portion;
a contact tip at a proximal end of said flexure portion and disposed to contact a first electronic device disposed in a plane
of said contact tip; and

a connection tip at a distal end of said compliant connection portion and disposed to contact a wiring structure of a probe
card assembly that is disposed in a plane of said connection tip that is substantially parallel to said plane of said contact
tip,

said flexure portion and said compliant connection portion being parts of an electrically conductive path from said contact
tip to said connection tip.

US Pat. No. 9,588,092

RELATIVE HUMIDITY SATURATED SALT GENERATOR

Wagner Electronic Product...

1. A relative humidity (RH) generator comprising:
a lower component having a first chamber having an upper opening and being configured to contain liquid water and generate
a first RH within the first chamber;

an upper component including a second chamber having an upper opening and a lower opening, the upper component being coupled
to the lower component to couple the upper opening of the first chamber to the lower opening of the second chamber, the second
chamber being configured to contain salt and generate a second RH within the second chamber; wherein the second RH is predetermined
based on the salt positioned in the second chamber; and

a first membrane positioned between the first chamber and the second chamber to allow water vapor to pass between the first
and second chambers through the first membrane;

wherein the upper component is adapted to be coupled to an RH probe with a second membrane separating the upper opening of
the second chamber from the RH probe, such that the second membrane allows water vapor to pass between the second chamber
and an RH sensor of the RH probe to thereby expose the RH sensor to the second RH;

wherein the RH generator is operable to distill ordinary tap water from the first chamber into to purified water vapor that
passes through the first membrane; and

wherein the second RH is lower than the first RH, and the RH generator is operable to distill water by causing water vapor
from the first chamber to diffuse through the first membrane into the second chamber due to difference between the first RH
and the second RH.

US Pat. No. 9,587,817

LED TUBE LAMP

JIAXING SUPER LIGHTING EL...

1. An installation detection module configured in a light-emitting diode (LED) tube lamp to detect an installation state between
the LED tube lamp and a lamp socket, the installation detection module comprising:
a detection pulse generating module, configured to generate a first pulse signal;
a detection result latching circuit, configured to receive and output the first pulse signal;
a switch circuit, configured to receive the first pulse signal from the detection result latching circuit, and configured
to maintain a conductive state during the first pulse to cause a power loop of the LED tube lamp to be conductive; and

a detection determining circuit, configured to detect a first sampling signal on the power loop so as to determine the installation
state between the LED tube lamp and the lamp socket.

US Pat. No. 9,587,608

VALVE FOR A FLOWING FLUID

ROBERT BOSCH GMBH, Stutt...

1. A metering valve for a flowing fluid, wherein the metering valve is configured as an injector for an internal combustion
engine, comprising:
a valve-seat member which closes a valve chamber, wherein a valve opening is formed in the valve-seat member; and
a spray orifice disk positioned downstream from the valve-seat member in the flow direction of the fluid, the spray orifice
disk having at least one spray orifice, a swirl chamber which is concentric with the spray orifice and at least one swirl
duct leading from the swirl chamber to beneath the valve opening, wherein the swirl chamber and the swirl duct are integrally
formed as recesses into the disk surface of the spray orifice disk facing the valve-seat member, and wherein the swirl duct
has a duct cross section and the spray orifice has an orifice cross section which are dimensioned in such a way that the ratio
of the duct cross section to the orifice cross section is equal to or greater than 1.5,

wherein the swirl duct has an inflow region leading away from the valve opening and an incident flow region opening into the
swirl chamber, the incident flow region is situated in such a way that the fluid flows tangentially into the swirl chamber,

wherein a single spray orifice is present, which is situated at a radial distance from the valve opening, and wherein two
curved swirl ducts are guided to the swirl chamber of the single spray orifice, the two curved swirl ducts being situated
laterally reversed from each other.

US Pat. No. 9,586,354

INJECTION-MOLDING TOOL AND METHOD FOR MODIFYING SUCH AN INJECTION-MOLDING TOOL IN AN INJECTION-MOLDING MACHINE

WAGO Verwaltungsgesellsch...

1. An injection-molding tool for a clamping unit of an injection-molding machine for producing injection-molded parts, comprising:
a frame tool, including of a first, nozzle-side tool half, for attachment to a nozzle-side, fixed platen of the clamping unit
of an injection-molding machine, and a second, ejector-side tool half, for attachment to an ejector-side movable platen of
the clamping unit of the injection-molding machine,

wherein the first, nozzle-side tool half has at least one injection-molding material distributing unit, which interacts with
a machine nozzle of the injection-molding machine that can be attached to the nozzle-side platen and which has a runner and
at least one injection-molding nozzle, protruding from the first, nozzle-side tool half in the direction of the second, ejector-side
tool half,

wherein the runner leads from an inlet opening for the attachment of the machine nozzle of the injection-molding machine to
the at least one injection-molding nozzle, and the second, ejector-side tool half has at least one ejector unit, and

wherein at least one mold insert respectively formed by two mold insert halves and having at least one cavity adapted to a
molded part is provided,

wherein the first, nozzle-side mold insert half of a mold insert is adapted for connection to the first, nozzle-side tool
half and the second, ejector-side mold insert half of the same mold insert is adapted for connection to the second, ejector-side
tool half,

wherein the mold insert halves of the at least one mold insert are fitted in slide-in frames and the slide-in frames can be
connected to one another to form a slide-in module that can be removed from the frame tool, and in that the nozzle-side slide-in
frame has at least one nozzle opening for respectively receiving an assigned injection-molding nozzle of the first, nozzle-side
tool half.

US Pat. No. 9,585,315

SYSTEM AND METHOD FOR SOLAR GREENHOUSE AQUAPONICS AND BLACK SOLDIER FLY COMPOSTER AND AUTO FISH FEEDER

1. An aquaponics, and greenhouse system comprising:
a solar greenhouse insulated on north, east and west sides and with glazing on a south side at an angle to maximize winter
sunlight, and housing:

a fish tank housed within said solar greenhouse;
a plurality of grow beds coupled to the fish tank and also housed within said solar greenhouse;
each one of the plurality of grow beds comprises a geyser pump internal to the fish tank and powered by an external air pump
to pump water from the fish tank to the grow bed and aerate water of the fish tank, and a bell siphon external to the grow
bed and configured to drain the water from the grow bed back into the fish tank,

each geyser pump comprises a geyser pump housing with an open bottom and closed top, with an air inlet provided in the geyser
pump housing coupled to the air pump, and a geyser pump standpipe extending through the closed top of the geyser pump housing
to an inside of the geyser pump housing and coupled to a top of the grow bed to pump the water from the fish tank to the top
of the grow bed and aerate the water of the fish tank, and

each bell siphon comprises a bell siphon housing with an open end and closed top, with the open end of the bell siphon housing
coupled to a bottom of the grow bed, and a bell siphon standpipe extending within the bell siphon housing and coupled to the
fish tank to drain the water from the grow bed back into the fish tank.

US Pat. No. 9,591,617

COMMUNICATION CONTROLLER AND METHOD FOR TRANSMITTING DATA

INTEL DEUTSCHLAND GMBH, ...

1. A communication controller comprising:
a determiner circuit to determine, for each communication connection of a set of communication connections between a communication
device and another communication device, priorities of the communication connections based on a network policy provided to
the communication controller from a network, the network policy to provide an indication of a preferred usage of one or more
radio access technologies (RATs) associated with the set of communication connections;

a selector circuit to select a plurality of the communication connections based on the priorities of the communication connections,
the selected plurality of communication connections associated with a respective plurality of RATs; and

a controller circuit to control a transmission of data between the communication device and the other communication device
to use the selected plurality of communication connections, wherein said control of the transmission is to provide simultaneous
data transmission over the selected plurality of communication connections,

wherein the communication device is a communication terminal located in an IP subnet and the communication controller is to
determine a port and an IP address for reaching the communication terminal via the communication connections.

US Pat. No. 9,590,406

BUSWAY JOINT COUPLING HAVING A SPLICE PLATE WITH A LONGITUDINAL RIB

General Electric Company,...

1. A busway system comprising:
a first electrical busway section;
a second electrical busway section longitudinally offset from said first electrical busway section; and
a busway joint coupling said first and said second electrical busway sections, said busway joint comprising a plurality of
splice plates, each splice plate of said plurality of splice plates comprising a longitudinal rib configured to transfer a
compressive force through said busway joint.

US Pat. No. 9,588,624

CAPACITIVE TOUCH SENSOR WITHIN WRIST WORN DEVICE

ARM IP Limited, Cambridg...

1. A wrist worn device comprising:
a device housing formed of metal;
an isolation body formed of PTFE with a first static relative permittivity, said isolation body fixed to said device housing;
a capacitive touch sensor having an electrically conductive plate and configured to detect a capacitance provided between
said electrically conductive plate and an object brought into proximity to said electrically conductive plate, said electrically
conductive plate having an inner major surface and an outer major surface, said electrically conductive plate separated from
said device housing by said isolation body;

an outer plate of electrically insulating material with a second static relative permittivity, said second permittivity being
greater than said first static relative permittivity, said outer plate fixed to said electrically conductive plate via said
outer major surface, said outer plate fully covering said outer major surface.

US Pat. No. 9,588,126

MULTIPURPOSE MASS SPECTROMETRIC ASSAY PANELS FOR PEPTIDES

SISCAPA Assay Technologie...

1. A method for measuring the relative amounts of a first and a second compartment of a biological sample comprising:
i) selecting a first monitor peptide that is proteotypic for a first protein whose amount in said sample is contributed predominantly
by said first compartment,

ii) selecting a second monitor peptide that is proteotypic for a second protein whose amount in said sample is contributed
predominantly by said second compartment,

iii) digesting said sample by means of a proteolytic process to produce a digest,
iv) adding to said digest labeled versions of said first and second peptides, differing respectively from said first and second
peptides by a mass increment, in known amounts,

v) measuring the amounts of said first monitor peptide and said labeled version of said first monitor peptide using a mass
spectrometer, dividing said measured amount of said first monitor peptide by said measured amount of said labeled version
of said first monitor peptide to produce a first ratio, and multiplying said first ratio by the known amount of said labeled
version of said first peptide to yield an amount of said first peptide in the digest,

vi) measuring the amounts of said second monitor peptide and said labeled version of said second monitor peptide using a mass
spectrometer, dividing said measured amount of said second monitor peptide by said measured amount of said labeled version
of said second monitor peptide to produce a second ratio, and multiplying said second ratio by the known amount of said labeled
version of said second peptide to yield an amount of said second peptide in the digest,

vii) calculating the relative amounts of said first and second compartments in said sample using the relative amounts of said
first and second peptides in the digest, together with previous measurements of the concentrations of said first peptide,
or said first protein, in said first compartment and of said second peptide, or said second protein, in said second compartment.

US Pat. No. 9,591,762

MULTILAYER CERAMIC CAPACITOR, MOUNTING STRUCTURE OF MULTILAYER CERAMIC CAPACITOR, AND TAPED ELECTRONIC COMPONENT ARRAY

Murata Manufacturing Co.,...

1. A multilayer ceramic capacitor comprising:
a stacked body including a stack of a plurality of dielectric layers and a plurality of internal electrodes, and including
a first main surface and a second main surface that are opposed to each other in a stacking direction, a first side surface
and a second side surface that are opposed to each other in a width direction perpendicular or substantially perpendicular
to the stacking direction, and a first end surface and a second end surface that are opposed to each other in a length direction
perpendicular or substantially perpendicular to each of the stacking direction and the width direction; and

a pair of external electrodes provided on the first end surface and the second end surface, respectively, of the stacked body;
wherein

each of the internal electrodes is connected at one of the first end surface and the second end surface to a corresponding
one of the external electrodes;

in the stacked body, assuming that a dimension between the first end surface and the second end surface is defined as a length
dimension, a dimension between the first side surface and the second side surface is defined as a width dimension, and a dimension
between the first main surface and the second main surface is defined as a thickness dimension, the width dimension is greater
than the thickness dimension, the length dimension is about 0.4 mm or less, the width dimension is about 0.15 mm or more and
about 0.35 mm or less, the thickness dimension is about 0.2 mm or less, the internal electrode is made of Cu or Ag as a main
component, and a width dimension of the internal electrode is about 60% or more of the width dimension of the stacked body;

an auxiliary electrode is provided inside the stacked body; and
the auxiliary electrode and one of the plurality of internal electrodes are provided on a common dielectric layer of the plurality
of dielectric layers.

US Pat. No. 9,591,077

CONTENT INTEGRITY CHECKS

GOGO LLC, Chicago, IL (U...

1. A computer-implemented method for maintaining the integrity of data stored on a storage device being transported by a vehicle,
the computer-implemented method comprising:
performing, by one or more processors, an initial check of data stored on the storage device, wherein performing the initial
check includes detecting a discrepancy between the data stored on the storage device and a content inventory by comparing
information recorded in the content inventory with one or more of (i) file sizes, (ii) file names, or (iii) file types of
a plurality of files stored on the storage device, and wherein the content inventory includes indications of a plurality of
content that is to be included in the data stored on the storage device;

after performing the initial check and in response to detecting the discrepancy, analyzing, by the one or more processors,
the data stored on the storage device to identify specific portions of the plurality of content that are missing from the
data stored on the storage device;

updating, by the one or more processors, the content inventory to indicate that the specific portions of the plurality of
content are missing from the data stored on the storage device; and

restoring, by the one or more processors, the identified specific portions of the plurality of content, wherein the restoring
of the specific portions of the plurality of content includes:

receiving the identified specific portions of the plurality of content from a content source, and
storing the identified specific portions of the plurality of content on the storage device.

US Pat. No. 9,591,775

MEZZANINE-STYLE STRUCTURE WITH INTEGRATED WIRING HARNESS

Dell Products L.P., Roun...

1. A system, comprising:
a motherboard;
a top plate;
a bottom plate, intermediate between the top plate and the motherboard, mechanically coupled to the top plate and to the motherboard;
a motherboard mechanically coupled to the bottom plate;
a plurality of first connectors located on an exterior surface of the top plate such that each of the plurality of first connectors
is configured to electrically couple to a corresponding connector of an information handling resource as the information handling
resource is mechanically supported by the top plate; and

a second connector electrically coupled to each of the plurality of first connectors and located on an exterior surface of
the bottom plate such that the second connector is configured to electrically couple to a circuit board.

US Pat. No. 9,591,017

COLLABORATIVE PHISHING ATTACK DETECTION

PhishMe, Inc., Leesburg,...

1. A method for identifying and processing email messages received at a remote computing device in connection with a simulated
phishing email campaign, comprising:
generating, by a network device, a simulated phishing email, wherein the simulated phishing email is a non-malicious email
that resembles a real phishing attack by attempting to lure an individual into performing a target action on the remote computing
device, wherein the simulated phishing email comprises at least one embedded hyperlink, and wherein if the individual performs
the target action, performance of the target action does not compromise the remote computing device or personal information
of the individual;

causing the simulated phishing email to be transmitted over a communications network to the remote computing device, the simulated
phishing email comprising an identifying header, wherein the identifying header identifies the simulated phishing email as
a non-malicious simulated phishing email sent by the network device;

providing a plug-in for an email client at the remote computing device, the plug-in configurable for executing computer instructions
for:

receiving a graphical user interface action performed by the individual indicating that an email, the email being either the
simulated phishing email or another email, delivered in an email account associated with the individual has been identified
by the individual as a possible phishing attack;

determining whether the identified email is a known simulated phishing attack by comparing one or more headers of the identified
email to stored information identifying at least one known simulated phishing attack;

when the identified email is determined to be a known simulated phishing attack based on the comparison of the one or more
headers of the identified email to stored information identifying at least one known simulated phishing attack, providing
a graphically displayed feedback to the individual confirming that the identified email was a simulated phishing attack; and

when the identified email is determined not to be a known simulated phishing attack based on the comparison of the one or
more headers of the identified email to the stored information identifying at least one known simulated phishing attack, causing
the plugin to send the identified email for analysis or detection of whether or not the identified email is a phishing attack;

wherein the plugin is further configurable to provide a graphical user interface element that, when selected, causes a notification
to be sent to the network device, the notification triggered by the user interface action by the individual that the email
delivered in the email account associated with the individual has been identified by the individual as a possible phishing
attack;

receiving the notification over the communications network by the network device from the remote computing device;
if the identified email is determined to be a known simulated phishing attack based on the comparison of the one or more headers
of the identified email to stored information identifying at least one known simulated phishing attack, electronically recording
data indicating that the email has been identified as a simulated phishing attack;

if the identified email is determined not to be a known simulated phishing attack based on the comparison of the one or more
headers of the identified email to stored information identifying at least one known simulated phishing attack, electronically
recording data indicating that the email has been identified as a potential phishing attack; and

causing the provisioning of an electronic training to the individual if the individual clicks on the embedded hyperlink in
the simulated phishing email.

US Pat. No. 9,588,536

POWER SUPPLY SYSTEM CONTROL METHOD FOR THE SAME, AND RECORDING MEDIUM

NEC PLATFORMS, LTD., Kan...

1. A power supply system comprising:
at least one main power supply unit that converts an input power into an output power and supplies the output power to a load;
an auxiliary power supply unit that supplies an output power to the load, from a power storage unit capable of functioning
as a power supply source;

a power measurement unit, that is connected between output sides of the main power supply unit and the auxiliary power supply
unit and the load, that measures an output power output by the main power supply unit and the auxiliary power supply unit;
and

a power supply control unit
that calculates an optimal output power of the main power supply unit that maximizes a power conversion efficiency of the
main power supply unit in a given output adjustment range for the main power supply unit in accordance with the output power
measured by the power measurement unit,

calculates an optimal output power or charge power of the auxiliary power supply unit based on the given output adjustment
range,

controls the main power supply unit based on the calculated optimal output power of the main power supply unit, and
controls the auxiliary power supply unit based on the calculated optimal output power or charge power of the auxiliary power
supply unit.

US Pat. No. 9,587,153

HEAT STORAGE MATERIAL COMPOSITION AND HEAT STORAGE MATERIAL

KITAGAWA INDUSTRIES CO., ...

1. A heat storage material composition comprising:
a styrene-ethylene-ethylene-propylene-styrene copolymer;
not less than 300 parts by mass and not more than 1000 parts by mass of a paraffin-based wax having a melting point of 30
to 170° C. with respect to 100 parts by mass of the styrene-ethylene-ethylene-propylene-styrene copolymer; and

not less than 100 parts by mass and not more than 250 parts by mass of a paraffin-based process oil having a molecular weight
of 400 to 800 with respect to 100 parts by mass of the styrene-ethylene-ethylene-propylene-styrene copolymer,

wherein the paraffin-based process oil softens the styrene-ethylene-ethylene-propylene-styrene copolymer.