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1 RE40,464 Evaporation device for multiple volatile substances

Primary Examiner: Paik; Sang Y., Sang.Paik@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: McCracken & Frank LLP, Erin J. Fox efox@mccrackenfrank.com


Vieira; Pedro Queiroz (Cascais, PT), PVieira@ctr.pt

Assignee: C.T.R. (PT)

2 D575,841 Scent wick

Primary Examiner: Oliver; Catherine R., Catherine.Oliver@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Polster, Lieder, Woodruff & Lucchesi, LC, Nelson D. Nolte, nnolte@patpro.com


Prichard; Dennis Leon (Pacific, MO)

3 7,418,285 Analyte test sensor and method of manufacturing the same

Primary Examiner: Nasser, Jr.; Robert L., Bob.Nasser@uspto.gov, Azadeh.Saidi@uspto.gov

Assistant Examiner: Saidi; Anita, Anita.Saidi@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Baba; Edward J. Bozicevic, Field & Francis LLP, baba@bozpat.com


Ghesquiere; Alexander G. (San Francisco, CA), Alexander.Ghesquiere@abbott.com

Tonks; Simon (Oxon, GB), Simon.Tonks@abbott.com

Assignee: Abbott Laboratories (Abbott Park, IL)

4 7,417,859 Heat radiating assembly for plasma display apparatus and plasma display apparatus including the same

Primary Examiner: Vortman; Anatoly, Anatoly.Vortman@uspto.gov

Assistant Examiner: Thomas; Bradley H., Bradley.Thomas@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Lee & Morse, P.C., Eugene M. Lee, elee@lee-iplaw.com


Bae; Sung-Won (Suwon-si, KR), SWBae@samsung.com

Kim; Ki-Jung (Suwon-si, KR), KJKim@samsung.com

Assignee: Samsung SDI Co., Ltd. (Suwon-si, Gyeonggi-do, KR)

5 7,417,726 Normalization of data using controls

Primary Examiner: Evans; Fannie L., Fannie.Evans@uspto.gov


Kao; H. Pin (Fremont, CA),

Harding; Ian A. (San Mateo, CA), Ian.Harding@appliedbiosystems.com

Karger; Achim (Foster City, CA), Achim.Karger@appliedbiosystems.com

Oldham; Mark F. (Los Gatos, CA), Mark.Oldham@appliedbiosystems.com

Ostadan; Omead (San Leandro, CA),

Young; Greg (Menlo Park, CA)

Assignee: Applied Biosystems Inc. (Foster City, CA), Kirk.Pastorian@applera.com

6 7,417,447 Probe cards employing probes having retaining portions for potting in a retention arrangement

Primary Examiner: Nguyen; Ha, Ha.Nguyen@uspto.gov

Assistant Examiner: Nguyen; Trung Q., Trung.Nguyen@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Lumen Patent Firm, Inc., Robert Lodenkamper, Robert.Lodenkamper@lumem.com


Kister; January (Portola Valley, CA), jkister@microprobe.com

Assignee: MicroProbe, Inc. (Carlsbad, CA)

7 7,417,305 Electronic devices at the wafer level having front side and edge protection material and systems including the devices

Primary Examiner: Nguyen; Tuan H., Tuan.Nguyen@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: TraskBritt, Tracey L. Harrach, tharrach@traskbritt.com


Jiang; Tongbi (Boise, ID), TJiang@micron.com

Luo; Shijian (Boise, ID), SLuo@micron.com

Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc. (Boise, ID)

8 7,416,974 Method of manufacturing semiconductor device, and semiconductor device

Primary Examiner: Nguyen; Ha, Ha.Nguyen@uspto.gov

Assistant Examiner: Tillie; Chakila, Chakila.Tillie@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP, Rauch, Christopher P., crauch@sonnenschein.com


Arakawa; Shinichi (Kanagawa, JP)

Assignee: Sony Corporation (Tokyo, JP)

9 7,416,809 Catalyst materials for fuel cells

Primary Examiner: Weiner; Laura S., Laura.Weiner@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Law Office SC Harris


Narayanan; Sekharipuram R. (Altadena, CA), Sekharipuram.R.Narayanan@nasa.gov, Sekharipuram.R.Narayanan@jpl.nasa.gov, Sekharipuram.Narayanan@jpl.nasa.gov

Surampudi; Subbarao (Glendora, CA), Subbarao.Surampudi@jpl.nasa.gov

Assignee: California Institute of Technology (Pasadena, CA)

10 7,416,788 Thermal barrier coating resistant to penetration by environmental contaminants

Primary Examiner: Speer; Timothy M., Timothy.Speer@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Ingrassia, Fisher & Lorenz, P.C., Deborah K. Henscheid, dhenscheid@ifllaw.com


Floyd; Margaret M. (Chandler, AZ), Margaret.Floyd@honeywell.com

Strangman; Thomas E. (Prescott, AZ), Thomas.Strangman@honeywell.com

Raybould; Derek (Denville, NJ), Derek.Raybould@honeywell.com

Mravcak; Paul J. (Simpsonville, SC), Paul.Mravcak@honeywell.com

Assignee: Honeywell International Inc. (Morristown, NJ), David.hoiriis@honeywell.com

11 7,416,766 Bottles made from metallocene polypropylene for delivery of fragrances

Primary Examiner: Rabago; Roberto, Roberto.Rabago@uspto.gov


Trent; John S. (Franklin, WI), JSTrent@scj.com

Randall; Francis J. (Racine, WI), FJRandall@scj.com

Kovara; Terry M. (Racine, WI), TMKovara@scj.com

Runkel; James J. (Racine, WI), JJRunkel@scj.com

Assignee: S.C. Johnson & Son, Inc. (Racine, WI), LBMeier@scj.com

12 7,416,696 Powder metal materials and parts and methods of making the same

Primary Examiner: Wyszomierski; George, George.Wyszomierski@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: K&L Gates LLP, Mark R. Leslie, mark.leslie@klgates.com


Kosco; John C. (St. Marys, PA),

Assignee: Keystone Investment Corporation (Wilmington, DE)

13 7,416,637 Low compaction, pneumatic dewatering process for producing absorbent sheet

Primary Examiner: Hug; Eric, Eric.Hug@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Ferrell; Michael W., mike@ferrellaw.com


Murray; Frank C. (Marietta, GA), Frank.Murray@dixie.com

Wendt; Greg A. (Neenah, WI), Greg.Wendt@dixie.com

Assignee: Georgia-Pacific Consumer Products LP (Atlanta, GA)

14 7,416,609 Support assembly for a stent

Primary Examiner: Tadesse; Yewebdar T., Yewebdar.Tadesse@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P, Norman L. Morales, nmorales@ssd.com


Madriaga; Domingo S (San Jose, CA), DMadriaga@guidant.com

Tran; Anh (San Jose, CA), ATran@guidant.com

Wen; Arthur J (Sunnyvale, CA), AWen@guidant.com

Assignee: Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Inc. (Santa Clara, CA), jcapek@guidant.com

15 7,416,295 Filter for printhead assembly

Primary Examiner: Meier; Stephen D., Stephen.Meier@uspto.gov

Assistant Examiner: Mruk; Geoffrey, Geoffrey.Mruk@uspto.gov


Haines; Mark (Lebanon, OR), Mark.Haines@hp.com

Thielman; Jeffrey (Corvallis, OR), Jeffrey.Thielman@hp.com

Anderson; Priscilla (Corvallis, OR), PAnderson@hp.com

Assignee: Hewlett-Packard Development Company, L.P. (Houston, TX), Robert.Wasson@hp.com

16 7,416,282 Printhead having common actuator for inkjet nozzles

Primary Examiner: Luu; Matthew, Matthew.Luu@uspto.gov

Assistant Examiner: Legesse; Henok, Henok.Legesse@uspto.gov


Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Kia.silverbrook@silverbrookresearch.com

Assignee: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd (Balmain, New South Wales, AU)

17 7,416,280 Inkjet printhead with hollow drop ejection chamber formed partly of actuator material

Primary Examiner: Do; An H., An.Do@uspto.gov


Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Kia.silverbrook@silverbrookresearch.com

Assignee: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd (Balmain, New South Wales, AU)

18 7,416,250 Motorcycle seat cover

Primary Examiner: Barfield; Anthony D., Anthony.Barfield@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Kroll; Michael I, patent@invention.net


DiFilippo; Richard (Brooklyn, NY)

19 7,415,922 Grill pan

Primary Examiner: Simone; Timothy F., Timothy.Simone@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sherman; Edward S.,


Cheng; Stanley Kin Sui (Vallejo, CA))

Assignee: Meyer Intellectual Properties Limited (VG)

20 7,415,801 Watertight decking

Primary Examiner: Canfield; Robert, Robert.Canfield@uspto.gov

Assistant Examiner: Fonseca; Jessie, Jessie.Fonseca@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Litman; Richard C., Dolph H. Torrence, Dolph.Torrence@litmanlaw.com


Zeng; Karl (Russellville, AL),

Reed; Bobby (Gallatin, TN),

21 7,415,780 Method and apparatus for removing liquid from substrate surfaces using suction

Primary Examiner: Rinehart; Kenneth B., Kenneth.Rinehart@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Townsend and Townsend and Crew LLP, Tobin, Kent J., kjtobin@townsend.com


Miranda; Henry R. (Fremont, CA), HMiranda@pctsystems.com

Dye; Mark (San Jose, CA), MDye@pctsystems.com

Assignee: P.C.T. Systems, Inc. (Fremont, CA)

22 7,415,734 Thermally-insulative, breast-supportive undergarment

Primary Examiner: Hale; Gloria, Gloria.Hale@uspto.gov

Attorney, Agent or Firm: Meroni & Meroni, P.C. Meroni, Jr.; Charles F. Scott; Christopher J., meronilaw@ameritech.net


Donnelly; Jennifer B. (Wildwood, IL)

Tuesday, August 19, 2008

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1 7,414,546 White anti-collision light utilizing light-emitting diode (LED) technology

Primary Examiner: Bugg; George A, Anatoly.Vortman@uspto.gov
Assistant Examiner: Lau; Hoi C,
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Black Lowe & Graham PLLC
, Ray W. Armentrout, armentrout@blacklaw.com

Singer; Jeffrey M. (Fairborn, OH), Jeffrey.Singer@honeywell.com
Lundberg; John L. (Springfield, OH), John.Lundberg@honeywell.com

Assignee: Honeywell International Inc. (Morristown, NJ), David.hoiriis@honeywell.com, Larry.Palguta@honeywell.com

2 7,413,868 Use of particulate labels in bioanalyte detection methods

Primary Examiner: Gabel; Gailene R, Gailene.Gabel@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Morrison & Foerster LLP, Kate H. Murashige, kmurashige@mofo.com

Kauvar; Lawrence M. (San Francisco, CA), LKauvar@trellisbio.com
Cromer; Remy (Saratoga, CA), RCromer@trellisbio.com
Harriman; William D. (Alameda, CA), BHarriman@trellisbio.com
Collarini; Ellen J. (Oakland, CA), ECollarini@trellisbio.com

Assignee: Trellis Bioscience, Inc. (South San Francisco, CA)

3 7,413,838 External additives for electrophotographic toner, electrophotographic toner, electrophotographic developer, image forming method and image forming apparatus

Primary Examiner: Goodrow; John L, John.Goodrow@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Oblon, Spivak, McClelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C., Paul J. Killos, pkillos@oblon.com

Sugiura; Hideki (Fuji, JP),
Mochizuki; Satoshi (Numazu, JP),
Iwamoto; Yasuaki (Numazu, JP),
Umemura; Kazuhiko (Shizuoka, JP)

Assignee: RICOH Company, Ltd. (Tokyo, JP)

4 7,413,824 Direct oxidation fuel cell with a divided fuel tank having a movable barrier pressurized by anode effluent gas

Primary Examiner: Ruthkosky; Mark, Mark.Ruthkosky@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: The Nath Law Group Hopkins; Susanne M. SHopkins@nathlaw.com Kidney; Jonathan A. JKidney@nathlaw.com

Peled; Emanuel (Even Yehuda, IL), peled@post.tau.ac.il
Duvdevani; Tair (Ramat Gan, IL), Duvdevani@post.tau.ac.il
Melman; Avi
(Holon, IL), AMelman@post.tau.ac.il
Aharon; Adi
(Herzliva, IL) AAharon@post.tau.ac.il

Assignee: Tel Aviv University Future Technology Development L.P. (Tel Aviv, IL)

5 7,413,729 Sialic acid permease system

Primary Examiner: Weber; Jon P, Jon.Weber@uspto.gov
Assistant Examiner: Martin; Paul, Paul.Martin@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Viksnins Harris & Padys PLLP, Ann Viksnins, aviksnins@vhpglobalip.com

Apicella; Michael A. (Solon, IA), michael-apicella@uiowa.edu
Zaleski; Anthony (Solon, IA), Anthony-Zaleski@uiowa.edu
Gibson; Bradford W. (Berkely, CA), Bradford-Gibson@uiowa.edu
Allen; Simon (San Francisco, CA), Simon-Allen@uiowa.edu

Assignee: University of Iowa Research Foundation (Iowa City, IA)

6 7,413,694 Double bag vacuum infusion process

Primary Examiner: Johnson; Christina, Christina.Johnson@uspto.gov
Assistant Examiner: Daniels; Matthew J., Matthew.Daniels@uspto.gov

Waldrop, III; John C. (St. Peters, MO), John.C.Waldrop@boeing.com
Harshman; Bruce (Wentzville, MO), Bruce.Harshman@boeing.com
Burkett; William R. (St. Louis, MO), William.R.Burkett@boeing.com
Tegeler; Alan F. (O'Fallon, MO), Alan.F.Tegeler@boeing.com
Sesti; Carmine John (St. Peters, MO), Carmine.J.Sesti@boeing.com
Weinman; Wes P. (Brighton, IL) Wes.P.Weinman@boeing.com

Assignee: The Boeing Company (Chicago, IL), Brett.L.Halperin, Brett.L.Halperin@boeing.com John.C.Hammar, John.C.Hammar@boeing.com

7 7,413,671 Method of fabricating a printhead integrated circuit with a nozzle chamber in a wafer substrate

Primary Examiner: Ahmed; Shamim, Shamim.Ahmed@uspto.gov

Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Kia.silverbrook@silverbrookresearch.com
McAvoy; Gregory John (Balmain, AU), Greg.McAvoy@silverbrookresearch.com

Assignee: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd (Balmain, New South Wales, AU)

8 7,413,316 Retroreflective elements and articles

Primary Examiner: Cherry; Euncha P, Euncha.Cherry@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Fischer; Carolyn A.
, CAFischer@mmm.com

Shipman; Rebecca A. (Woodbury, MN), RAShipman@mmm.com
Chamberlain; Craig S. (Woodbury, MN), CSChamberlain@mmm.com
Heininger; James D. (New Richmond, WI), JDHeininger@mmm.com
Hedblom; Thomas P. (Eagan, MN), TPHedblom@mmm.com
Weiss; Douglas E. (Golden Valley, MN), DEWeiss@mmm.com
Deeb; Gerald S. (Mendota Heights, MN) GSDeeb@mmm.com

Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company (St. Paul, MN)

9 7,413,298 Filter wicks for ink jet cartridges

Primary Examiner: Vo; Anh T. N., Anh.Vo@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Fay Sharpe LLP, James E. Scarbrough, jscarbrough@faysharpe.com

Jones; Bruce S. (Franklin, TN), Bruce.Jones@nukote.com

Assignee: Nu-kote International, Inc. (Franklin, TN)

10 7,413,281 Capper for a printhead maintenance station

Primary Examiner: Hsieh; Shih-Wen, Shih-Wen.Hsieh@uspto.gov

Karppinen; Vesa (Balmain, AU), Vesa.Karppinen@silverbrookresearch.com
Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Kia.silverbrook@silverbrookresearch.com

Assignee: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd (Balmain, New South Wales, AU)

11 7,412,767 Microprobe tips and methods for making

Primary Examiner: Arbes; Carl. J, Carl.Arbes@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Smalley; Dennis R., DSmalley@Microfabrica.com

Kim; Kieun (Pasadena, CA), KKim@microfabrica.com
Cohen; Adam L. (Los Angeles, CA), ACohen@microfabrica.com
Larsen; Willa M. (Reseda, CA), WLarsen@microfabrica.com
Chen; Richard T. (Burbank, CA), RChen@microfabrica.com
Kumar; Ananda H. (Fremont, CA), AKumar@microfabrica.com
Kruglick; Ezekiel J. J. (San Diego, CA), EKruglick@microfabrica.com
Arat; Vacit (La Canada Flintridge, CA), VArat@microfabrica.com
Zhang; Gang
(Monterey Park, CA), GZhang@microfabrica.com
Lockard; Michael S. (Lake Elizabeth, CA) MLockard@microfabrica.com

Assignee: Microfabrica, Inc. (Van Nuys, CA)

12 7,412,731 Athletic protective undergarment

Primary Examiner: Moran; Katherine, Katherine.Moran@uspto.gov
Assistant Examiner: Quinn; Richale L, Richale.Quinn@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Law Offices of Terry McHugh

Brassill; Patrick (San Jose, CA)

Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company (Franklin Lakes, NJ)

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1 7,411,792 Thermal switch, methods of use and manufacturing methods for same

Primary Examiner: Vortman; Anatoly Anatoly.Vortman@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Donohue; Michael J Davis Wright Tremaine LLP mikedonohue@dwt.com

Richards; Robert F. (Pullman, WA), richards@mme.wsu.edu
Bahr; David F. (Pullman, WA), bahr@mme.wsu.edu
Richards; Cecilia (Pullman, WA), cill@mme.wsu.edu, cill@wsu.edu

Assignee: Washington State University Research Foundation (Pullman, WA)

2 7,411,337 Electrical energy-generating system and devices and methods related thereto

Primary Examiner: Budd; Mark, Mark.Budd@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A, Barbara J. Clark, bclark@slwip.com

Tadayon; Pooya (Hillsboro, OR), Pooya.Tadayon@intel.com
Zaerpoor; Koorosh (Beaverton, OR), Koorosh.Zaerpoor@intel.com

Assignee: Intel Corporation (Santa Clara, CA)

3 7,411,297 Microfeature devices and methods for manufacturing microfeature devices

Primary Examiner: Zameke; David A, David.Zarneke@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Perkins Coie LLP, Parker, Paul T., PParker@perkinscoie.com

Luo; Shijian (Boise, ID), SLuo@micron.com
Jiang; Tongbi (Boise, ID), TJiang@micron.com

Assignee: Micron Technology, Inc. (Boise, ID)

4 7,411,109 Method for producing a wound dressing

Primary Examiner: Lewis; Kim M, Kim.Lewis@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC, Justin J. Cassell, jcassell@baconthomas.com

Sigurjonsson; Gudmundur Fertram (Reykjavik, IS), GSigurjonsson@ossur.com
Elefsen; Thordur M. (Mosfellsbaer, IS), TElefsen@ossur.com

Assignee: Ossur HF (Reykjavik, IS)

5 7,411,022 Reinforced polymer electrolyte membrane

Primary Examiner: Truong; Duc, Duc.Truong@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Dahl; Philip Y., PDahl@mmm.com

Guerra; Miguel A. (Woodbury, MN), MAGuerra@mmm.com
Yandrasits; Michael A. (Hastings, MN), MAYandrasits@mmm.com

Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties Company (Saint Paul, MN)

6 7,410,714 Unitized regenerative fuel cell system

Primary Examiner: Crepeau; Jonathan, Jonathan.Crepeau@uspto.gov
Assistant Examiner: Chuo; Tony, Tony.Chuo@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Cohn; Howard M., howard.cohn@cohnpatents.com

Burke; Kenneth A. (Chardon, OH),; Kenneth.A.Burke@nasa.gov, Kenneth.A.Burke@grc.nasa.gov

Assignee: The United States of America as represented by the Administration of NASA (Washington, DC)

7 7,410,697 Methods for material fabrication utilizing the polymerization of nanoparticles

Primary Examiner: Yoon; Tae H., Tae.Yoon@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: King & Spalding LLP, George T Marcou, gmarcou@kslaw.com

Schneider; Thomas W. (Oakton, VA), Thomas.Schneider@saic.com, Tom.Schneider@saic.com
White; Robert C. (Fairfax, VA), Robert.C.White@saic.com

Assignee: Science Applications International Corporation (San Diego, CA)

8 7,410,683 Tufted laminate web

Primary Examiner: Johnson; Jenna-Leigh, Jenna.Johnson@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Foose; Gary J. foose.gj@pg.com, Bullock; Roddy M. Bullock.R@pg.com, Stone; Angela M., Stone.AM@pg.com

Curro; John Joseph (Cincinnati, OH), Curro.JJ@pg.com
Turner; Robert Haines (Cincinnati, OH), Turner.RH@pg.com
Hoying; Jody Lynn (Maineville, OH), Hoying.JL@pg.com
Lloyd; Susan Nicole (Erlanger, KY), Lloyd.S@pg.com
Hammons; John Lee (Hamilton, OH), Hammons.JL@pg.com

Assignee: The Procter & Gamble Company (Cincinnati, OH)

9 7,410,682 Flocked stretchable design or transfer

Primary Examiner: Juska; Cheryl, Cheryl.Juska@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Sheridan Ross P.C., Douglas W. Swartz, dswartz@sheridanross.com

Abrams; Louis Brown (Fort Collins, CO), brown@fiberlok.com

Assignee: High Voltage Graphics, Inc. (Fort Collins, CO)

10 7,410,624 Device for introducing active substances into ambient air

Primary Examiner: Warden; Jill, Jill.Warden@uspto.gov
Assistant Examiner: Chorbaji; Monzer R, Monzer.Chorbaji@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Altera Law Group, LLC, Michael Lasky, Mlasky@alteralaw.com

Gaset Vinaixa; Pedro (Martorell, ES), Pedro.Vinaixa@eu.saralee.com

Miro Amenos; Jorge (Barcelona, ES), Jorge.Amenos@eu.saralee.com

Assignee: Sara Lee/DE N.V. (NL)

11 7,410,619 Catalytic combustors keeping contained medium warm in response to hydrostatic valve

Primary Examiner: Bhat; N., Nina.Bhat@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Williams; M. P., Melvin.Williams@UTCFuelCells.com, Robert.Kelly@UTCFuelCells.com

Reiser; Carl A. (Stonington, CT), Carl.Reiser@UTCFuelCells.com
Saito; Kazuo (Glastonbury, CT), Kazuo.Saito@UTCFuelCells.com
Cameron; James (Sarasota, FL), James.Cameron@UTCFuelCells.com
Resnick; Gennady (South Windsor, CT), Gennady.Resnick@UTCFuelCells.com

Assignee: UTC Power Corporation (South Windsor, CT)

12 7,410,618 Multiwell plate

Primary Examiner: Warden; Jill, Jill.Warden@uspto.gov
Assistant Examiner: Levkovich; Natalia, Natalia.Levkovich@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Thomas; Nanette S., Nanette.Thomas@bd.com, David Highet, David.Highet@bd.com

Muser; Andrew P. (Durham, NC), Andrew.Muser@bd.com

Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company (Franklin Lakes, NJ)

13 7,410,597 Thermally conductive material

Primary Examiner: Green; Anthony J., Anthony.Green@USPTO.GOV
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Morris Manning Martin LLP Xia, Esq.; Tim Tingkang, txia@mmmlaw.com, Frank.Niranjan@foxconn.com

Chen; Ga-Lane (Fremont, CA), Ga-Lane.Chen@foxconn.com,

Assignee: Hon Hai Precsision Industry Co., Ltd. (Tu-Cheng, Taipei Hsien, TW)

14 7,410,561 Three-electrode metal oxide reduction cell

Primary Examiner: Wilkins, III; Harry D., Harry.Wilkins@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Olson & Cepuritis, Ltd. Levy; Harry M., hlevy@olsonip.com

Dees; Dennis W. (Downers Groves, IL), dees@cmt.anl.gov, dees@anl.gov
Ackerman; John P. (Downers Grove, IL), Ackerman@cmt.anl.gov, Ackerman@anl.gov

Assignee: UChicago Argonne, LLC (Chicago, IL)

15 7,410,558 Method and apparatus for determining a total concentration of a component in a mixture of components

Primary Examiner: Warden; Jill, Jill.Warden@uspto.gov
Assistant Examiner: Moss; Keri A.,
Attorney, Agent or Firm: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens LLC,
Wesley W., Whitmyer, Jr., WWhitmyer@ssjr.com

Dalmia; Avinash (Hamden, CT), Avinash.Dalmia@perkinelmer.com
Prohaska; Otto J. (Seymour, CT), Otto.Prohaska@perkinelmer.com

Assignee: PerkinElmer LAS, Inc. (Shelton, CT)

16 7,410,480 Devices and methods for delivering therapeutic substances for the treatment of sinusitis and other disorders

Primary Examiner: Sirmons; Kevin C., Kevin.Sirmons@uspto.gov
Assistant Examiner: Witczak; Catherine N., Catherine.Witczak@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Buyan; Robert D. Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins, LLP, RStout@patlawyers.com

Muni; Ketan P. (San Jose, CA), KMuni@acclarent.com
Ha; Hung V. (San Jose, CA), HHa@acclarent.com
Makower; Joshua (Los Altos, CA), JMakower@acclarent.com
Morriss; John H. (Portola Valley, CA), JMorriss@acclarent.com
Chang; John Y. (Mountain View, CA), JChang@acclarent.com
Facteau; William M. (Montain View, CA), WFacteau@acclarent.com
Walke; Amrish Jayprakash (Santa Clara, CA), AWalke@acclarent.com

Assignee: Acclarent, Inc. (Menlo Park, CA)

17 7,410,250 Inkjet nozzle with supply duct dimensioned for viscous damping

Primary Examiner: Do; An H, An.Do@uspto.gov

Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Kia.silverbrook@silverbrookresearch.com

Assignee: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd (Balmain, New South Wales, AU)

18 7,410,243 Inkjet nozzle with resiliently biased ejection actuator

Primary Examiner: Stephens; Juanita D., Juanita.Stephens@uspto.gov

Silverbrook; Kia (Balmain, AU), Kia.silverbrook@silverbrookresearch.com

Assignee: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd (Balmain, New South Wales, AU)

19 7,409,969 Liquid tank puncture repair kit

Primary Examiner: Brinson; Patrick F Patrick.Brinson@uspto.gov
Attorney, Agent or Firm: Dickinson, PC; Jon M. Varitz, PC; Robert D., Bob@varitz.com

Monk; Russell Allen (Salem, OR), info@hit-usa.com
Ohnstad; Thomas Stegen (Salem, OR),

Henry; James Jackson Milham (Wilsonville, OR)