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TMCNet:  U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (Feb. 6)

[February 06, 2014]

U.S. Patents Awarded to Inventors in California (Feb. 6)

(Targeted News Service Via Acquire Media NewsEdge) Targeted News Service Targeted News Service ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- The following federal patents were awarded to inventors in California.

*** Western Digital Technologies Assigned Patent for Hybrid Drive ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Western Digital Technologies, Irvine, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,872) developed by three co-inventors for "hybrid drive comprising write cache spanning non-volatile semiconductor memory and disk." The co-inventors are William C. Cain, Foothill Ranch, Calif., Mei-Man L. Syu, Fremont, Calif., and William B. Boyle, Lake Forest, Calif.


The patent application was filed on May 31, 2011 (13/149,703). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639872.PN.&OS=PN/8639872&RS=PN/8639872 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Netlogic Microsystems Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Netlogic Microsystems, Santa Clara, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,875) developed by Cristian Estan, Sunnyvale, Calif., for "content search system having multiple pipelines." The patent application was filed on Sept. 6, 2011 (13/226,237). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639875.PN.&OS=PN/8639875&RS=PN/8639875 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Google Assigned Patent for Flash Memory Storage Device Partition ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,871) developed by three co-inventors for "partitioning a flash memory data storage device." The co-inventors are Andrew T. Swing, Los Gatos, Calif., Robert S. Sprinkle, Mountain View, Calif., and Albert T. Borchers, Santa Cruz, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 7, 2009 (12/537,741). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639871.PN.&OS=PN/8639871&RS=PN/8639871 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Headwater Partners Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Headwater Partners, Redwood City, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,811) developed by Gregory G. Raleigh, Woodside, Calif., for "automated device provisioning and activation." The patent application was filed on Jan. 15, 2013 (13/742,312). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639811.PN.&OS=PN/8639811&RS=PN/8639811 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Virident System Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Virident System, Milpitas, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,863) developed by four co-inventors for memory apparatus "for replaceable non-volatile memory." The co-inventors are Vijay Karamcheti, Los Altos, Calif., Ruban Kanapathippillai, Pleasanton, Calif., Kenneth A. Okin, Saratoga, Calif., and Ashwin Narasimha, Sunnyvale, Calif.

The patent application was filed on June 17, 2011 (13/163,561). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639863.PN.&OS=PN/8639863&RS=PN/8639863 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Applied Micro Circuits Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Applied Micro Circuits, Sunnyvale, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,862) developed by two co-inventors for "system-on-chip queue status power management." The co-inventors are Daniel L. Bouvier, Austin, Texas, and Satish Sathe, San Ramon, Calif.

The patent application was filed on July 21, 2009 (12/507,041). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639862.PN.&OS=PN/8639862&RS=PN/8639862 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Google Assigned Patent for Mutable and Immutable Data Separation ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,770) developed by three co-inventors for the "separation of mutable and immutable data in a memory cache for improvement of data updates." The co-inventors are John Raley, San Francisco, Ethan Solomita, San Francisco, and Jessica Jenkins, San Francisco.

The patent application was filed on Nov. 18, 2011 (13/300,327). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639770.PN.&OS=PN/8639770&RS=PN/8639770 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Oracle International Assigned Patent for Virtual Server Image Cloud Deployment ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Oracle International, Redwood Shores, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,787) developed by two co-inventors for a system and method "for creating or reconfiguring a virtual server image for cloud deployment." The co-inventors are Mikael Vidstedt, Santa Clara, Calif., and Marcus Lagergren, Lidingo, Sweden.

The patent application was filed on April 12, 2012 (13/445,722). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639787.PN.&OS=PN/8639787&RS=PN/8639787 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** eBay Assigned Patent for Sharing Metadata Between Interfaces ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- eBay, San Jose, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,782) developed by three co-inventors for a method and system "for sharing metadata between interfaces." The co-inventors are Ajay K. Agrawal, Cupertino, Calif., Allen Yihren Liu, San Francisco, and Philip J. King, San Mateo, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 23, 2006 (11/508,420). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639782.PN.&OS=PN/8639782&RS=PN/8639782 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Dropbox Assigned Patent for Downloading Files ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Dropbox, San Francisco, has been assigned a patent (8,639,781) developed by three co-inventors for systems and methods "for downloading files." The co-inventors are Aston Motes, San Francisco, Makinde Adeagbo, San Francisco, and Trevor Berg, San Francisco.

The patent application was filed on Feb. 25, 2013 (13/776,341). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639781.PN.&OS=PN/8639781&RS=PN/8639781 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Brocade Communications Systems Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Brocade Communications Systems, San Jose, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,802) developed by Ning Zhou, San Jose, Calif., for "dynamic performance monitoring." The patent application was filed on April 30, 2010 (12/771,793). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639802.PN.&OS=PN/8639802&RS=PN/8639802 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** EdgeCast Networks Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- EdgeCast Networks, Santa Monica, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,780) developed by two co-inventors for "optimizing multi-hit caching for long tail content." The co-inventors are Amir Khakpour, Los Angeles, and Robert J. Peters, Santa Monica, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Dec. 19, 2012 (13/720,859). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639780.PN.&OS=PN/8639780&RS=PN/8639780 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Xangati Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Xangati, Cupertino, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,797) developed by six co-inventors for a "network monitoring of behavior probability density." The co-inventors are Jing Liu, Cupertino, Calif., Xiaohong Pan, Fremont, Calif., Rosanna Lee, Palo Alto, Calif., Kishor Kakatkar, Santa Clara, Calif., Derek Sanders, Saratoga, Calif., and Rangaswamy Jagannathan, Sunnyvale, Calif.

The patent application was filed on July 25, 2008 (12/180,243). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639797.PN.&OS=PN/8639797&RS=PN/8639797 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Cisco Technology Assigned Patent for Cloud Services Recovery and Relocation ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Cisco Technology, San Jose, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,793) developed by five co-inventors for a "disaster recovery and automatic relocation of cloud services." The co-inventors are Subrata Banerjee, Los Altos, Calif., Ethan M. Spiegel, Mountain View, Calif., Ashok Ganesan, San Jose, Calif., Sukhdev S. Kapur, Saratoga, Calif., and Sumeet Singh, Saratoga, Calif.

The patent application was filed on March 4, 2011 (13/040,629). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639793.PN.&OS=PN/8639793&RS=PN/8639793 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Sheng Tai (Ted) Tsao Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Sheng Tai (Ted) Tsao, Fremont, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,788) developed by Sheng (Ted) Tai Tsao, San Jose, Calif., for a method and apparatus "for web based storage on demand." The patent application was filed on Jan. 14, 2008 (12/013,813). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639788.PN.&OS=PN/8639788&RS=PN/8639788 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Cisco Technology Assigned Patent for Interfaces Configuration ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 5 -- Cisco Technology, San Jose, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,783) developed by four co-inventors for "policy based configuration of interfaces in a virtual machine environment." The co-inventors are Timothy Kuik, Lino Lakes, Minn., Mark Bakke, Maple Grove, Minn., David Thompson, Rogers, Minn., and Saravanakumar Rajendran, San Jose, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 28, 2009 (12/584,010). The full text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639783.PN.&OS=PN/8639783&RS=PN/8639783 Written by Eloisa Asedillo; edited by Vessie Ann Abalos.

*** Xerox Assigned Patent for Photoreceptor with TFT Backplane for Xerography Without ROS System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Xerox, Norwalk, Conn., has been assigned a patent (8,643,685) developed by Gregory McGuire, Oakville, Canada, Vladislav Skorokhod, Mississauga, Canada, and Robert A. Street, Palo Alto, Calif., for a "photoreceptor with a TFT backplane for xerography without a ROS system." The patent application was filed on Feb. 6, 2009 (12/366,665). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=26&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28CT.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/CT&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/CT Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Xerox Assigned Patent for User Configured Page Chromaticity Determination and Splitting Method ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Xerox, Norwalk, Conn., has been assigned a patent (8,643,892) developed by six co-inventors for a "user configured page chromaticity determination and splitting method." The co-inventors are William S. Jacobs, Los Angeles, Michael E. Farrell, Ontario, N.Y., John P. Monahan, Los Angeles, David C. Robinson, Penfield, N.Y., David E. Rumph, Pasadena, Calif., and Terry C. Wells, Long Beach, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 29, 2005 (11/214,393). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=19&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28CT.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/CT&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/CT Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Lattice Semiconductor Assigned Patent for Integrated Circuit Package with Input Capacitance Compensation ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Lattice Semiconductor, Hillsboro, Ore., has been assigned a patent (8,643,168) developed by Ban P. Wong, Milpitas, Calif., and Brad Sharpe-Geisler, San Jose, Calif., for an "integrated circuit package with input capacitance compensation." The patent application was filed on Nov. 26, 2012 (13/685,385). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=12&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28%22OR%22.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/OR&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/OR Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** XI Processing Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- XI Processing, Dover, Del., has been assigned a patent (8,644,702) developed by Kevin E. Kalajan, Nevada City, Calif., for a "computer-implemented system and method for notifying users upon the occurrence of an event." The patent application was filed on Dec. 28, 2005 (11/321,154). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=21&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28DE.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/DE&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/DE Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Chanyu Holdings Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Chanyu Holdings, Wilmington, Del., has been assigned a patent (8,644,316) developed by five co-inventors for an "in-band media performance monitoring." The co-inventors are Raghvendra G. Savoor, Walnut Creek, Calif., Zhi Li, San Ramon, Calif., Steve Gemelos, Cupertino, Calif., Ganesh Krishnamurthi, Danville, Calif., and Steve Sposato, Lafayette, Calif.

The patent application was filed on April 15, 2010 (12/760,759). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=23&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28DE.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/DE&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/DE Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** TVG LLC Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- TVG LLC, Beaverton, Ore., has been assigned a patent (8,644,463) developed by seven co-inventors for a "system and method for delivery of voicemails to handheld devices." The co-inventors are Michael Demmitt, Mountain View, Calif., Amit Manna, Palo Alto, Calif., Michael Smith, Palo Alto, Calif., Luis Arellano, Palo Alto, Calif., Chris Pedregal, Palo Alto, Calif., Mike LeBeau, Palo Alto, Calif., and Brian Salomaki, Mountain View, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Jan. 10, 2008 (11/972,610). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=8&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28%22OR%22.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/OR&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/OR Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Lattice Semiconductor Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Lattice Semiconductor, Hillsboro, Ore., has been assigned a patent (8,643,398) developed by Mitch Liu, Mountain View, Calif., for "placing integrated circuits into low voltage mode for standby purposes." The patent application was filed on Nov. 19, 2012 (13/680,947). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=10&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28%22OR%22.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/OR&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/OR Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Texas Instruments Assigned Patent for System and Method for Channel Interpolation ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Texas Instruments, Dallas, has been assigned a patent (8,644,428) developed by Taejoon Kim, Berkeley, Calif., and Timothy M. Schmidl, Dallas, for a "system and method for channel interpolation." The patent application was filed on Oct. 28, 2011 (13/284,667). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=59&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28TX.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/TX&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/TX Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Topera Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Topera, Scottsdale, Ariz., has been assigned a patent (8,644,902) developed by Thomas F. Kordis, San Diego, and Ruchir Sehra, Scottsdale, Ariz., for "methods for detection of cardiac rhythm disorders using basket style cardiac mapping catheter." The patent application was filed on March 1, 2012 (13/409,595). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=8&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28AZ.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/AZ&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/AZ Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Futurewei Technologies Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Futurewei Technologies, Plano, Texas, has been assigned a patent (8,644,708) developed by Ning Cheng, Sunnyvale, Calif., for a "coupled seed light injection for wavelength division multiplexing passive optical networks." The patent application was filed on Oct. 8, 2010 (12/901,131). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=53&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28TX.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/TX&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/TX Written by Balkishan Dalai; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Tyco Electronics Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Tyco Electronics, Berwyn, Pa., Tyco Electronics AMP, Bensheim, Germany, and Tyco Electronics Raychem BVBA, Kessel-Lo, Bermuda, have been assigned a patent (8,642,891) developed by 10 co-inventors for a "closure and interconnect systems and methods of using dry silicone gels in closure and interconnect systems." The co-inventors are Stephane J.G. Berghmans, Brussels, Belgium, Michael A. Oar, San Francisco, Miguel A. Morales, Fremont, Calif., Gary W. Adams, Holly Springs, N.C., Anne-Marie Prins, Kessel-Lo, Belgium, Nathalie Hendrickx, Wilsele, Belgium, Guenter Feldmeier, Lorsch, Germany, Rudi Kraemer, Lautertal-Beedenkirchen, Germany, Bert Bergner, Bensheim, Germany, and Kristof Vastmans, Boutersem, Belgium.

The patent application was filed on June 20, 2011 (13/164,317). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=19&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28PA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/PA&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/PA Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Medtronic, Imperception Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Medtronic, Minneapolis, and Imperception, Los Angeles, have been assigned a patent (8,644,923) developed by Paul A. Belk, Maple Grove, Minn., Charles D. Swerdlow, Los Angeles, and Linda L. Ruetz, New Brighton, Minn., for a "determination of upper limit of vulnerability using a variable number of shocks." The patent application was filed on July 24, 2008 (12/178,903). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=20&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28MN.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MN&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MN Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Cardiac Pacemakers Assigned Patent for Differentiating Decompensation Detection Based on co-morbidities in Heart Failure ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Cardiac Pacemakers, St. Paul, Minn., has been assigned a patent (8,644,916) developed by Haresh G. Sachanandani, Culver City, Calif., and Yunlong Zhang, Mounds View, Minn., for a "differentiating decompensation detection based on co-morbidities in heart failure." The patent application was filed on March 22, 2013 (13/848,869). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=23&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28MN.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MN&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MN Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Covidien Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Covidien, Mansfield, Mass., has been assigned a patent (8,643,561) developed by six co-inventors for a "high-strength microwave antenna assemblies." The co-inventors are Mani N. Prakash, Boulder, Colo., Francesca Rossetto, Longmont, Colo., Anthony C. Lee, San Francisco, Steven Kim, Los Altos, Calif., Ted Su, Sunnyvale, Calif., and Jonathan L. Glassman, Cambridge, Mass.

The patent application was filed on Oct. 6, 2011 (13/267,369). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=47&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28MA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MA&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MA Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Air Products and Chemicals Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Air Products and Chemicals, Allentown, Pa., has been assigned a patent (8,642,797) developed by four co-inventors for an "amidate precursors for depositing metal containing films." The co-inventors are Sergei Vladimirovich Ivanov, Schnecksville, Pa., Wade Hampton Bailey III, Emmaus, Pa., Xinjian Lei, Vista, Calif., and Daniel P. Spence, Carlsbad, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Feb. 18, 2011 (13/030,227). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=22&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28PA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/PA&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/PA Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Raytheon Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Raytheon, Waltham, Mass., has been assigned a patent (8,643,942) developed by Friedrich P. Strohkendl, Santa Monica, Calif., Vladimir V. Shkunov, San Pedro, Calif., and David A. Rockwell, Culver City, Calif., for a "compensation of thermally induced refractive index distortions in an optical gain medium or other optical element." The patent application was filed on Oct. 29, 2010 (12/915,737). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=43&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28MA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MA&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MA Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** ADC Telecommunications Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- ADC Telecommunications, Shakopee, Minn., has been assigned a patent (8,644,223) developed by seven co-inventors for an "enterprise mobile network for providing cellular wireless service using licensed radio frequency spectrum and the session initiation protocol." The co-inventors are Robert D. Schmidt, Redwood City, Calif., Rahul Jain, San Jose, Calif., Mark F. Schutzer, Redwood City, Calif., Lance K. Uyehara, San Jose, Calif., Gilad Peleg, Bet-Yehoshua, Israel, John O'Connell, Los Altos Hills, Calif., and Ilan Vardi, San Diego.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 17, 2012 (13/588,172). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=28&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28MN.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MN&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MN Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Limelight Networks Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Limelight Networks, Tempe, Ariz., has been assigned a patent (8,644,674) developed by five co-inventors for a "control layer indexed playback." The co-inventors are Scott P. Anderson, San Francisco, Abbas T. Mahyari, Newark, Calif., Kenan Malik, San Francisco, Aidan Patrick Donohoe, San Francisco, and Gouri Shivani Varambally, San Francisco.

The patent application was filed on June 1, 2012 (13/486,716). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=10&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28AZ.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/AZ&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/AZ Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Skyworks Solutions Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Skyworks Solutions, Woburn, Mass., has been assigned a patent (8,643,118) developed by Peter J. Zampardi Jr., Newbury Park, Calif., and Hsiang-Chih Sun, Thousand Oaks, Calif., for a "bipolar field effect transistor structures and methods of forming the same." The patent application was filed on Aug. 22, 2011 (13/214,901). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=54&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28MA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MA&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MA Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Analog Devices Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Analog Devices, Norwood, Mass., has been assigned a patent (8,643,527) developed by Stephen Robert Kosic, San Diego, for a "switched-capacitor MDAC with common-mode hop regulation." The patent application was filed on Feb. 17, 2012 (13/399,843). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=48&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28MA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MA&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MA Written by Deviprasad Jena; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Paynection Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Paynection, Atlanta, has been assigned a patent (8,645,270) developed by Sean H. Mallean, Alpharetta, Ga., Henry G. Mallean, Woodland Hills, Calif., and Clark S. Gilder, Alpharetta, Ga., for "enhanced customer interaction channel systems and methods." The patent application was filed on Oct. 24, 2012 (13/659,342). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=86,45,270.PN.&OS=PN/86,45,270&RS=PN/86,45,270 Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Microsoft Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Microsoft, Redmond, Wash., has been assigned a patent (8,645,799) developed by Jin Li, Sammamish, Wash., Viveck Cadambe, Irvine, Calif., and Cheng Huang, Redmond, Wash., for "storage codes for data recovery." The patent application was filed on Dec. 31, 2010 (12/983,225). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=86,45,799.PN.&OS=PN/86,45,799&RS=PN/86,45,799 Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Warsaw Orthopedic Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Warsaw Orthopedic, Warsaw, Ind., has been assigned a patent (8,642,061) developed by Lawrence A. Shimp, Morganville, N.J., Guobao Wei, Eatontown, N.J., and Keyvan Behnam, Simi Valley, Calif., for a "method of treating bone tissue." The patent application was filed on June 16, 2008 (12/140,062). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=17&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28IN.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/IN&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/IN Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Verint Americas Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Verint Americas, Alpharetta, Ga., has been assigned a patent (8,645,179) developed by four co-inventors for "systems and methods of partial shift swapping." The co-inventors are Swati Tewari, Santa Clara, Calif., Michael Robert Bourke, San Francisco, Jason Fama, Foster City, Calif., and Shmuel Korenblit, San Mateo, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Sept. 29, 2006 (11/540,320). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=86,45,179.PN.&OS=PN/86,45,179&RS=PN/86,45,179 Written by Amal Ahmed; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Bank of America Assigned Patent for System and Method for Risk Prioritization ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C., has been assigned a patent (8,645,263) developed by seven co-inventors for a "system and method for risk prioritization." The co-inventors are Graham Stephen Seel, Clayton, Calif., Jacob Firestone, Martinez, Calif., Craig Allan Chinn, Walnut Creek, Calif., Christina A. Clark, Lincoln City, Ore., Frank S. Danek, Danville, Calif., Dee Witherow, Sausalito, Calif., and Christina M. Robbins, Waltham, Mass.

The patent application was filed on June 8, 2007 (11/760,276). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=35&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NC.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NC&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NC Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Bank of America Assigned Patent for Offset Optimization System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Bank of America, Charlotte, N.C., has been assigned a patent (8,645,245) developed by nine co-inventors for an offset optimization system. The co-inventors are Debashis Ghosh, Charlotte, N.C., Yanghong Shao, Charlotte, N.C., David Joa, Irvine, Calif., Kurt Newman, Matthews, N.C., Sudeshna Banerjee, Waxhaw, N.C., Thayer Allison, Charlotte, N.C., Arun Pinto, Charlotte, N.C., Preston Wesley Ports III, Charlotte, N.C., and Mark Krein, Charlotte, N.C.

The patent application was filed on July 30, 2010 (12/847,349). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=38&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NC.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NC&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NC Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Open Invention Network Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Open Invention Network, Durham, N.C., has been assigned a patent (8,645,240) developed by Allan Havemose, Arroyo Grande, Calif., for a "system and method for usage billing of hosted applications." The patent application was filed on March 16, 2013 (13/844,878). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=39&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NC.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NC&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NC Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Sony Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Sony Electronics, Park Ridge, N.J., and Sony, Tokyo, have been assigned a patent (8,644,220) developed by four co-inventors for a "multi-tier wireless home mesh network with a secure network discovery protocol." The co-inventors are Xiangpeng Jing, San Diego, Abhishek Patil, San Diego, Aixin Liu, San Diego, and Djung N. Nguyen, San Diego.

The patent application was filed on May 6, 2011 (13/102,974). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=46&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NJ.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NJ&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NJ Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Magnolia Broadband Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Magnolia Broadband, Englewood, N.J., has been assigned a patent (8,644,413) developed by Haim Harel, New York, Eduardo Abreu, Allentown, Pa., and Kenneth Kludt, San Jose, Calif., for "implementing blind tuning in hybrid MIMO RF beamforming systems." The patent application was filed on Feb. 19, 2013 (13/770,255). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=41&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NJ.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NJ&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NJ Written by Kusum Sangma; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Motorola Mobility Assigned Patent for Method of Establishing an HRPD Signal Link ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Motorola Mobility, Libertyville, Ill., has been assigned a patent (8,644,280) developed by George Cherian, San Diego, and Poornima A. Lalwaney, San Diego, for a "method of establishing an HRPD signal link." The patent application was filed on July 26, 2011 (13/190,626). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=34&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28IL.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/IL&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/IL Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Boeing Assigned Patent for Methods and Systems for Providing Sloshing Alerts and Advisories ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Boeing, Chicago, has been assigned a patent (8,643,509) developed by seven co-inventors for "methods and systems for providing sloshing alerts and advisories." The co-inventors are Henry Chen, San Francisco, Jonathan David Elkin, Tiburon, Calif., Lang Deng, Castro Valley, Calif., Willie Z. Cheng, San Francisco, Philip J. Ballou, Alameda, Calif., John R. Murk, El Cerrito, Calif., and Joel S. Meltzner, Littleton, Colo.

The patent application was filed on Jan. 31, 2011 (13/017,192). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=45&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28IL.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/IL&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/IL Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** GM Global Technology Operations Assigned Patent for Coating Including Silica Based Material with Pendent Functional Groups ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- GM Global Technology Operations, Detroit, has been assigned a patent (8,642,218) developed by Tina T. Salguero, West Hills, Calif., Thomas B. Stanford, Columbus, Ohio, and Jennifer J. Zinck, Calabasas, Calif., for a "coating including silica based material with pendent functional groups." The patent application was filed on Aug. 1, 2007 (11/832,409). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=48&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28MI.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MI&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MI Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Stryker Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Stryker, Kalamazoo, Mich., has been assigned a patent (8,643,708) developed by five co-inventors for a "multi-function image and video capture device for use in an endoscopic camera system." The co-inventors are William H.L. Chang, Milpitas, Calif., Salmaan Hameed, San Jose, Calif., Amit A. Mahadik, Santa Clara, Calif., Kiran A. Javadekar, Santa Clara, Calif., and Oretho F. Abello, Tracy, Calif.

The patent application was filed on June 21, 2004 (10/873,865). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=30&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28MI.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MI&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/MI Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Truality Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Truality, Las Vegas, has been assigned a patent (8,644,701) developed by Stephen Pizzo, Los Angeles, and and Hector Ortega, Los Angeles, for a "camera platform for 3-D photography." The patent application was filed on May 2, 2012 (13/462,063). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=11&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NV.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NV&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NV Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** George Mason Intellectual Properties Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- George Mason Intellectual Properties, Fairfax, Va., has been assigned a patent (8,644,353) developed by Xinyuan Wang, Clifton, Va., Shiping Chen, Dublin, Calif., and Sushil Jajodia, Oakton, Va., for a "packet flow side channel." The patent application was filed on Sept. 30, 2010 (12/894,808). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=13&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28VA.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/VA&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/VA Written by Satyaban Rath; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** BrandFast Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- BrandFast, Memphis, Tenn., has been assigned a patent (8,644,618) developed by four co-inventors for an "automatic evaluation of line weights." The co-inventors are Robert Patrick, Alta Loma, Calif., David E. Tate, Memphis, Tenn., Melanie Ouzts, Cleveland, and Marieke Mcclure, Walnut, Miss.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 10, 2010 (12/853,952). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=6&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28TN.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/TN&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/TN Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Computing Correlated Aggregates Over Data Stream ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,645,412) developed by David P. Woodruff, Mountain View, Calif., and Srikanta N. Tirthapura, Ames, Iowa, for "computing correlated aggregates over a data stream." The patent application was filed on Oct. 21, 2011 (13/278,469). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=3&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=119&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NY.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Method and Apparatus to Minimize Metadata in De-duplication ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,645,333) developed by Subashini Balachandran, Sunnyvale, Calif., and Mihail Corneliu Constantinescu, San Jose, Calif., for a "method and apparatus to minimize metadata in de-duplication." The patent application was filed on May 29, 2008 (12/129,432). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=3&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=129&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NY.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Optimized Flash Based Cache Memory ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,645,619) developed by nine co-inventors for an "optimized flash based cache memory." The co-inventors are Wendy A. Belluomini, San Jose, Calif., Binny S. Gill, Shrewsbury, Mass., James L. Hafner, San Jose, Calif., Steven R. Hetzler, Los Altos, Calif., Eyal Lotern, Pardes Hana, Israel, Venu G. Nayar, San Jose, Calif., Assaf Nitzan, Haifa, Israel, Edi Shmueli, Haifa, Israel, and Daniel F. Smith, Felton, Calif.

The patent application was filed on July 19, 2012 (13/553,194). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=99&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NY.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Avoiding Unnecessary Provisioning/deprovisioning of Resources in Utility Services Environment ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,645,540) developed by Miguel E. Gasca Jr., San Bernardino, Calif., Elfred Pagan, Austin, Texas, and Abigail A. Tittizer, Austin, Texas, for "avoiding unnecessary provisioning/deprovisioning of resources in a utility services environment." The patent application was filed on July 29, 2004 (10/902,589). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=3&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=106&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NY.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Adaptive Query Execution Plan Enhancement ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,645,356) developed by five co-inventors for an "adaptive query execution plan enhancement." The co-inventors are Patrick D. Bossman, Sarasota, Fla., Curt L. Cotner, Gilroy, Calif., You-Chin Fuh, San Jose, Calif., Adarsh R. Pannu, San Jose, Calif., and Kun Peng Ren, Thornhill, Canada.

The patent application was filed on March 28, 2012 (13/431,981). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=3&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=126&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NY.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Apparatus, System, and Method for Communicating Interactive Forms and Reports in Messaging Applications ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,645,314) developed by seven co-inventors for an "apparatus, system, and method for communicating interactive forms and reports in messaging applications." The co-inventors are Deanna Lynn Quigg Brown, Queen Creek, Ariz., Dinesh Chandra Coca, San Francisco, Louis Daniel Echevarria, Tucson, Ariz., Melissa Jorgette Garcia, Tucson, Ariz., Andrew Gary Hourselt, Tucson, Ariz., Elena Schneider, Austin, Texas, and Nedzad Taljanovic, Tucson, Ariz.

The patent application was filed on March 12, 2008 (12/047,182). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=3&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=133&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NY.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** International Business Machines Assigned Patent for Method to Protect Data on Disk Drive from Uncorrectable Media Errors ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- International Business Machines, Armonk, N.Y., has been assigned a patent (8,645,622) developed by Jaishankar Moothedath Menon, San Jose, Calif., and Krishnakumar Surugucchi, Fremont, Calif., for a "method to protect data on a disk drive from uncorrectable media errors." The patent application was filed on Nov. 18, 2003 (10/716,136). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO2&Sect2=HITOFF&p=2&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsearch-bool.html&r=97&f=G&l=50&co1=AND&d=PTXT&s1=20140204.PD.&s2=%28NY.ASST.%29&OS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY&RS=ISD/02/04/2014+AND+AS/NY Written by Sudarshan Harpal; edited by Jaya Anand.

*** Blue-White Industries Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Blue-White Industries, Huntington Beach, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,363) developed by three co-inventors for a system and method for "managing a plurality of components." The co-inventors are Robert Gledhill III, Huntington Beach, Calif., John Nguyen, Yorba Linda, Calif., and William M. McDowell, Garden Grove, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Dec. 20, 2010 (12/973,743). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639363.PN.&OS=PN/8639363&RS=PN/8639363 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Nevro Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Nevro, Menlo Park, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,351) developed by three co-inventors for systems and methods for "adjusting electrical therapy based on impedance changes." The co-inventors are Jon Parker, San Jose, Calif., Andre B. Walker, Monte Sereno, Calif., and Udai Singh, San Francisco.

The patent application was filed on June 3, 2013 (13/908,817). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639351.PN.&OS=PN/8639351&RS=PN/8639351 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Broadcom Assigned Patent for Concurrent Multimode Communication ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Broadcom, Irvine, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,284) developed by two co-inventors for a system and method for "providing concurrent multimode communication." The co-inventors are Ahmadreza Rofougaran, Newport Coast, Calif., and Arya Behzad, Los Altos, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Jan. 28, 2013 (13/751,747). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639284.PN.&OS=PN/8639284&RS=PN/8639284 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** TauTona Group Research & Development Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- TauTona Group Research & Development, Menlo Park, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,632,498) developed by four co-inventors for devices and methods "for tissue transfer." The co-inventors are Joseph Rimsa, Palo Alto, Calif., Brian J. Domecus, San Francisco, Christopher S. Jones, Menlo Park, Calif., and Paul James Lingane, Redwood City, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Oct. 31, 2012 (13/664,925). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8632498.PN.&OS=PN/8632498&RS=PN/8632498 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Apple Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Apple, Cupertino, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,371) developed by Christopher D. McKillop, La Honda, Calif., for systems and methods for "self-configuring portable electronic devices." The patent application was filed on June 2, 2011 (13/151,973). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639371.PN.&OS=PN/8639371&RS=PN/8639371 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Second Sight Medical Products Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Second Sight Medical Products, Sylmar, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,344) developed by eight co-inventors for a "flexible circuit electrode array." The co-inventors are Robert Jay Greenberg, Los Angeles, Neil Hamilton Talbot, Montrose, Calif., Jordan Matthew Neysmith, Pasadena, Calif., James Singleton Little, Saugus, Calif., Brian V. Mech, Stevenson Ranch, Calif., Mark Humayun, Glendale, Calif., Dilek Guven, Ankara, Turkey, and Anne-Marie de Merlier Ripley, Los Angeles.

The patent application was filed on April 28, 2006 (11/413,689). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639344.PN.&OS=PN/8639344&RS=PN/8639344 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Audyssey Laboratories Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Audyssey Laboratories, Los Angeles, has been assigned a patent (8,639,294) developed by three co-inventors for a system and method for "performing automatic gain control in mobile phone environments." The co-inventors are Sunil Bharitkar, Los Angeles, Nathan Dahlin, Los Angeles, and Ismael Hamad Nawfal, Los Angeles.

The patent application was filed on May 1, 2012 (13/461,774). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639294.PN.&OS=PN/8639294&RS=PN/8639294 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Broadcom Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Broadcom, Irvine, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,286) developed by two co-inventors for systems and methods for a "broadband, closed-loop radio frequency transmitter for multi-band applications that employs a single frequency transmitter path to service multiple bands of operation." The co-inventors are Mohamed A. Mostafa, Santa Clara, Calif., and Derek Shaeffer, Redwood City, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Dec. 23, 2011 (13/336,423). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639286.PN.&OS=PN/8639286&RS=PN/8639286 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Adobe Systems Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Adobe Systems, San Jose, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,369) developed by Jeromie L. Clark, San Francisco, for "audio testing of media player." The patent application was filed on Sept. 1, 2009 (12/552,071). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639369.PN.&OS=PN/8639369&RS=PN/8639369 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** National Center for Pelvic Pain Research Devices Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- National Center for Pelvic Pain Research Devices, Sebastopol, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,360) developed by David Wise, Sebastopol, Calif., for a method and apparatus for "treating pelvic pain." The patent application was filed on June 13, 2012 (13/495,543). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639360.PN.&OS=PN/8639360&RS=PN/8639360 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Pacesetter Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Pacesetter, Sylmar, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,336) developed by three co-inventors for a system and method for "detecting and correcting atrial undersensing." The co-inventors are Gene A. Bornzin, Simi Valley, Calif., Peter Boileau, Valencia, Calif., and Jeffery D. Snell, Chatsworth, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Oct. 26, 2012 (13/662,091). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639336.PN.&OS=PN/8639336&RS=PN/8639336 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Advanced Brain Monitoring Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Advanced Brain Monitoring, Carlsbad, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,313) developed by eight co-inventors for systems and methods for "assessment of sleep quality in adults and children." The co-inventors are Philip R. Westbrook, Fallbrook, Calif., Daniel J. Levendowski, Carlsbad, Calif., Timothy Zavora, Reno, Nev., Gene Davis, Oceanside, Calif., Djordje Popovic, Oceanside, Calif., Chris Berka, Carlsbad, Calif., Mirko Mitrovic, Carlsbad, Calif., and Bratislav Veljkovic, Carlsbad, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Jan. 14, 2013 (13/741,063). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639313.PN.&OS=PN/8639313&RS=PN/8639313 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Medavie Technologies Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Medavie Technologies, San Francisco, has been assigned a patent (8,639,288) developed by Steven A. Friedman, San Francisco, for an "injector device for the percutaneous injection of fluids, such as medications." The patent application was filed on Feb. 21, 2012 (13/401,015). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639288.PN.&OS=PN/8639288&RS=PN/8639288 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Qualcomm Assigned Patent for Power Conservation Method, System ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Qualcomm, San Diego, has been assigned a patent (8,639,273) developed by three co-inventors for a "power conservation method and system for conserving power in client terminals by using a partitioned proxy server." The co-inventors are Nishith Chaubey, San Diego, Krishnan Rajamani, San Diego, and Samir Soliman, San Diego.

The patent application was filed on Feb. 6, 2009 (12/366,883). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639273.PN.&OS=PN/8639273&RS=PN/8639273 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Qualcomm Assigned Patent for Virtual Subscriber Identity Module Switching Rule Update ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Qualcomm, San Diego, has been assigned a patent (8,639,245) developed by five co-inventors for a method and apparatus for "updating rules governing the switching of virtual SIM service contracts." The co-inventors are Guangming Shi, San Diego, Venkat Tangirala, San Diego, Ta-yan Siu, San Diego, Julian Durand, San Diego, and Stephen A. Sprigg, San Diego.

The patent application was filed on June 8, 2009 (12/480,453). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639245.PN.&OS=PN/8639245&RS=PN/8639245 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Apple Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Apple, Cupertino, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,638,338) developed by Ben Weiss, Carpinteria, Calif., for "adjusting color attribute of an image in a non-uniform way." The patent application was filed on Feb. 11, 2008 (12/029,438). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8638338.PN.&OS=PN/8638338&RS=PN/8638338 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Adobe Systems Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Adobe Systems, San Jose, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,638,334) developed by two co-inventors for techniques for "selectively displaying surfaces of an object model to a user." The co-inventors are Hailin Jin, San Jose, Calif., and Liang Wang, Lexington, Ky.

The patent application was filed on Nov. 25, 2008 (12/323,242). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8638334.PN.&OS=PN/8638334&RS=PN/8638334 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Google Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,638,330) developed by three co-inventors for systems and methods for "approximating terrain data representing a water surface." The co-inventors are Emil C. Praun, Union City, Calif., John Rohlf, Truckee, Calif., and Marcin Romaszewicz, Mountain View, Calif.

The patent application was filed on Oct. 28, 2009 (12/588,812). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8638330.PN.&OS=PN/8638330&RS=PN/8638330 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Golba Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Golba, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,270) developed by Mehran Moshfeghi, Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif., for a method and system for "device positioning utilizing distributed transceivers with array processing." The patent application was filed on March 30, 2012 (13/435,151). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639270.PN.&OS=PN/8639270&RS=PN/8639270 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Broadcom Assigned Patent for Receiver Parameter Selection ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Broadcom, Irvine, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,261) developed by two co-inventors for "selecting receiver parameters based upon transmitting device identification via transmission characteristics." The co-inventors are Mark Gonikberg, Los Altos Hills, Calif., and Marcellus Forbes, San Francisco.

The patent application was filed on July 31, 2012 (13/563,572). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639261.PN.&OS=PN/8639261&RS=PN/8639261 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Qualcomm Assigned Patent for Radio Access Network Operation ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Qualcomm, San Diego, has been assigned a patent (8,639,258) developed by four co-inventors for methods and apparatus for "operating in a first radio access network at a working frequency, determining a priority of measurement tasks enabled by the first radio access network and dynamically scheduling the tasks according to the priority." The co-inventors are Qingxin Chen, Del Mar, Calif., Aamod Dinkar Khandekar, San Diego, Srikanth Gummadi, Secundarabad, India, and Shan Qing, San Diego.

The patent application was filed on June 9, 2011 (13/157,188). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639258.PN.&OS=PN/8639258&RS=PN/8639258 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Qualcomm Assigned Patent for Data Communication Control ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Qualcomm, San Diego, has been assigned a patent (8,639,249) developed by three co-inventors for a method and apparatus for "controlling communications of data from multiple base stations to a mobile station in a communication system." The co-inventors are Aziz Gholmieh, San Diego, Peter Gaal, San Diego, and Edward G. Tiedemann, Jr., San Diego.

The patent application was filed on April 22, 2010 (12/765,562). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639249.PN.&OS=PN/8639249&RS=PN/8639249 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Deluxe 3D Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Deluxe 3D, Hollywood, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,638,329) developed by Kuniaki Izumi, Burbank, Calif., for "computer-based methods and apparatuses for auto-stereoscopic interpolation." The patent application was filed on Dec. 9, 2009 (12/634,379). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8638329.PN.&OS=PN/8638329&RS=PN/8638329 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Google Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Google, Mountain View, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,639,266) developed by Stephen David Zelinka, Los Gatos, Calif., for "using peer devices to locate a mobile device." The patent application was filed on April 18, 2012 (13/450,029). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639266.PN.&OS=PN/8639266&RS=PN/8639266 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Qualcomm Assigned Patent for Tracking Unit ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Qualcomm, San Diego, has been assigned a patent (8,639,262) developed by Alejandro R. Holcman, San Diego, for a "tracking unit operably coupled to mobile equipment." The patent application was filed on Oct. 31, 2008 (12/262,923). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639262.PN.&OS=PN/8639262&RS=PN/8639262 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Qualcomm Assigned Patent for Neighbor Cell List Management ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Qualcomm, San Diego, has been assigned a patent (8,639,243) developed by six co-inventors for systems, methods and apparatus to "manage neighbor cell lists." The co-inventors are Andrei Dragos Radulescu, San Diego, Peter Hans Rauber, San Diego, Sanjiv Nanda, Ramona, Calif., Damanjit Singh, San Diego, Jen M. Chen, San Diego, and Farhad Meshkati, San Diego.

The patent application was filed on Aug. 20, 2010 (12/860,613). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8639243.PN.&OS=PN/8639243&RS=PN/8639243 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Livescribe Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Livescribe, Oakland, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,638,319) developed by three co-inventors for "customer authoring tools for creating user-generated content for smart pen applications." The co-inventors are Tracy L. Edgecomb, Berkeley, Calif., Andy Van Schaack, Nashville, Tenn., and Jim Marggraff, Lafayette, Calif.

The patent application was filed on May 29, 2008 (12/129,542). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8638319.PN.&OS=PN/8638319&RS=PN/8638319 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** ELO Touch Solutions Assigned Patent ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- ELO Touch Solutions, Milpitas, Calif., has been assigned a patent (8,638,318) developed by three co-inventors for a "touch panel." The co-inventors are Ting Gao, Sunnyvale, Calif., Jorge G. Loayza, Campbell, Calif., and Joel C. Kent, Fremont, Calif.

The patent application was filed on May 28, 2010 (12/789,733). The full-text of the patent can be found at http://patft.uspto.gov/netacgi/nph-Parser?Sect1=PTO1&Sect2=HITOFF&d=PALL&p=1&u=%2Fnetahtml%2FPTO%2Fsrchnum.htm&r=1&f=G&l=50&s1=8638318.PN.&OS=PN/8638318&RS=PN/8638318 Written by Merly Lapig; edited by Karen Narag.

*** Qualcomm Assigned Patent for Location-Based Service Support Techniques ALEXANDRIA, Va., Feb. 6 -- Qualcomm, San Diego, has been assigned a patent (8,639,271) developed by five co-inventors for techniques for "supporting location-based services by a removable module." The co-inventors are Nakul Duggal, San Diego, Kirk Allan Burroughs, San Diego, Carl Qu, San Diego, Bryan C. Gurganus, San D For more information about Targeted News Service products and services, please contact: Myron Struck, editor, Targeted News Service LLC, Springfield, Va., 703/304-1897; editor@targetednews.com; http://targetednews.com.

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