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Electricity: electrical systems and devices January USPTO class listing 01/08Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 01/31/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing
20080024939 - Communication system for hazardous environments: The present invention provides for an Ethernet, or similar, communication system safety device for hazardous environments arranged for coupling to an apparatus within a hazardous environment in an Intrinsically Safe manner, including first input means arranged for receiving data signals; first output means arranged to transmit data signals; and an... Agent: Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva. PC
20080024940 - Overload prevention device for permanent magnet dc motors: A method, apparatus or computer program implements an overload prevention approach involving monitoring a speed of a motor; detecting an overload condition of the motor based on the monitored speed; and controlling an operation of the motor according to the detected overload condition.... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, LLP
20080024941 - Method and apparatus for operating electrical machines: A method and associated apparatus for operating an electrical machine includes providing a brushless excitation system including at least one rectifier having at least one diode. The method also includes providing at least one voltage amplitude limiter assembly including at least one resistor and at least one transient voltage suppressor... Agent: John S. Beulick (17851)
20080024942 - Ground fault circuit interrupter device: A ground fault circuit interrupter device is described.... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20080024943 - Ground fault circuit interrupter device: A ground fault circuit interrupter device is described.... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20080024944 - Ground fault circuit interrupter device: A ground fault circuit interrupter device is described.... Agent: King & Spalding LLP
20080024946 - Electrostatic protective circuit and semiconductor device: An electrostatic protective circuit includes a bipolar transistor, a bipolar transistor and an FET. The bipolar transistors and are coupled in series between a signal line and the ground (GND). The FET is configured that a source and a bulk thereof are coupled to a node N situated between the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080024945 - Circuit protection device with automatic monitoring of operation fault: A circuit interrupter device having a circuit module that automatically monitor the operation of the device and contains a master control system that periodically sends out an impulse that simulates an electric shock signal, a monitoring system that has an interlocking magnifier and comparator, and a signaling system to indicate... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20080024947 - Electrostatic discharge guide and liquid crystal display utilizing same: An electrostatic discharge guide comprises a ground wire isolated from a data line. The ground wire has a main ground segment and at least one electrostatic discharge triggering segment connected to the main ground segment.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080024948 - Electrical device and battery pack: An electrical device comprises a positive electrode terminal for connection to the positive electrode of a battery, a negative electrode terminal for connection to the negative electrode of the battery, a load circuit receiving power from the positive and negative electrode terminals connected to the battery, a voltage detector detecting... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20080024949 - Method and system for automatic attempted recovery of equipment from transient faults: A method for automatically attempting to recover equipment from a transient fault includes detecting a fault associated with the equipment in a node in a communications network, determining whether the fault associated with the equipment is transient, if the fault is transient automatically attempting to recover the equipment from the... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080024950 - Site-adaptive ac current limiting for rectifiers and dc power plants: The present invention provides a site-adaptive current manager for use with a rectifier. In one embodiment, the site-adaptive current manager includes a current limit programmer configured to set an AC input current limit for the rectifier corresponding to a site-restricted current capability. The site-adaptive current manager also includes an input... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.
20080024951 - Apparatus and method for reducing emi generated by a power conversion device: An apparatus and method for reducing EMI generated by a power conversion device, as well as a power conversion device employing such apparatus or method (and/or devices employing such a power conversion device) are disclosed. In at least some embodiments, the apparatus includes a hybrid filter for use in reducing... Agent: Whyte Hirschboeck Dudek S C
20080024952 - System for removing energy from tornados and hurricanes: A system and method for removing energy from tornados and hurricanes whereby the formation of a tornado is prevented or the force of the tornado or hurricane is substantially decreased. The system comprises superconducting donuts not requiring cryogenic cooling for producing magnetic fields, high permeability posts mounted on the ground... Agent: Leo J. Aubel
20080024953 - Capacitor having adjustable capacitance, and printed wiring board having the same: The capacitance of a capacitor is adjusted by forming openings in one of a pair of electrodes of the capacitor, the openings having different sizes d1, d2, d3, wherein d1>d2>d3> . . . and being arranged in numbers n1, n2, n3, . . . , respectively; and sequentially filling a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080024954 - Electric double layer capacitors, capacitor materials and methods of making the same: Carbon materials and methods of manufacturing carbon materials for use in high energy devices, such as electric double layer capacitors are described. High energy devices manufactured with carbon materials contemplated herein have high energy density. Methods of manufacturing carbon materials generally include providing a carbon precursor and an additive, mixing... Agent: Corning Incorporated
20080024955 - Capacitor: A capacitor includes a first capacitor element and a second capacitor element laminated on this first capacitor element. The first capacitor element is a solid electrolytic capacitor including a through-hole electrode penetrating a valve metal sheet and having one surface on which cathode and anode terminal portions are taken out.... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20080024957 - Portable apparatus with thumb control interface: A portable apparatus with thumb control interface includes a host, a display panel and a thumb control interface. The thumb control interface includes a set of control bottoms located on the host, and the user's one thumb can touch and control the set of control buttons when a user holds... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080024956 - Switch having a rolling conductive ball: A switch includes a housing defining bottom and top receiving grooves and a chamber, and a plurality of angularly spaced apart terminal rods mounted on the housing. The terminal rods have top and bottom end portions disposed around the top and bottom receiving grooves, respectively. Each terminal rod further has... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug
20080024958 - Input interface including push-sensitive mechanical switch in combination with capacitive touch sensor: An input interface for an electronic device is disclosed. The input interface includes a touch-sensitive switch supported by a board member. The input interface further includes a push-sensitive switch supported by a circuit board. The board member and circuit board will typically be generally planar and included within substantially parallel... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20080024959 - Adhesive-less dc bus system and method for manufacturing: A system and method for manufacturing a power bus assembly is provided. The power bus assembly includes a first conductive sheet configured to receive a positive charge and distribute the positive charge to a plurality of connection points formed thereon. The power bus assembly also includes a second conductive sheet... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc./(qb)
20080024962 - Electronic device shell providing waterproofing and non-screw functions: An electronic device shell providing waterproofing and non-screw functions includes a first shell, a second shell, and a waterproof ring. The first shell covers the second shell via the waterproof ring. Via the fixing structure of the fist shell and the second shell, the waterproof ring is pressed tightly against... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20080024960 - Electronic component: The present invention aims to supply an electronic component which is manufactured in a manufacturing process at low cost, and realize improvement of shock resistance, endurance, flexure resistance, mounting reliability etc. at the same time, without requiring fine adjustment etc. The invention is an electronic component 1 which has an... Agent: Stevens, Davis, Miller & Mosher, LLP
20080024961 - Wearable electronic device with edge-mounted battery: An improved PDA-like electronic device includes a housing having a display screen on the front and a battery positioned along the edge or side of the housing, to allow the battery to be removed and replaced without requiring access to the back of the housing. The housing includes a curved... Agent: Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva. PC
20080024964 - Anti-rotation mechanism for an electronic device: An electronic device comprises a display member pivotally and rotationally coupled to a base member and an anti-rotation mechanism configured to be magnetically responsive to prevent rotational movement of the display member relative to the base member based on a position of the display member relative to the base member.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080024963 - Arrangements for averting flat panel display damage: An arrangement for supporting a flat panel display wherein an actuating arrangement responsively alters a physical disposition of the supporting arrangement in a manner to avert physical damage to said flat panel display. Preferably, a flat panel display cover on a laptop will “bow” or arch in a direction away... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC
20080024965 - Portable information processor, housing of portable information processor, and method for manufacturing the housing: The rear housing composing the display portion includes a raised portion and a non-raised portion with a level difference therebetween. The rear housing of the display portion is formed in such a manner that the non-raised portion has a cylindrically curved surface and that the level difference has an edge... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20080024966 - Connection assembly for connecting bodies, and portable electronic apparatus and base using the same: A connection assembly, which is suitable to connect a first body of a portable electronic apparatus with a second body thereof, is provided. The connection assembly includes a positioning unit, first electrical connectors and a second electrical connector. The positioning unit is rotatably connected to the first body and removably... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20080024967 - Adjusting structure of laptop: An adjusting structure of laptop includes a main body with a longitudinal portion and a transverse portion. The longitudinal portion has interior room with an opening on the top and the transverse portion is configured to the laptop host and can be turn around the host. At least one track... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080024969 - Computer case with storage receptacle: A computer case includes a front panel defining an access hole for an electric component passing through, and a storage receptacle mounted to the panel. The storage receptacle includes a blocking board mounted to the front panel to cover the access hole, and a cover board mounted to the blocking... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080024970 - Laptop: A laptop has a wireless module set in a base or elsewhere and an antenna set in a display or elsewhere. A transmission wire is distributed both in the base and the display to connect the wireless module and the antenna for providing the function of wireless communication.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080024968 - Loadable composite backup power system: A loadable composite backup power system can be configured and assembled to become a small backup power system or a large backup power system according to actual requirements. In the condition of a smaller loading requirement, one power unit consisting of M+P sets of power supply devices (base and backup... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080024971 - Flat panel computer having an integrally housed flat panel display: Certain embodiments of a personal computer system include an all-in-one personal computer or a panel personal computer. For example, the all-in-one computer may include a computer enclosure consisting essentially of a single panel shaped structure and a flat panel display integrally mounted inside the computer enclosure. By further example, the... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20080024972 - Buffer member: Provided is a buffer member helping to achieve stable electrical connection between a casing of an external storage device and an accommodating portion thereof without involving an increase in the number of components. A buffer member has a conductive connection layer held in contact with a hard disk drive and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20080024973 - Low profile disk drive unit: A low profile disk drive unit includes a disk; a HSA cooperating with the disk; a base plate comprising a bottom portion for supporting the disk and the head stack assembly thereon and a base plate sidewall extending from circumference of the bottom portion; and a top cover comprising a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20080024974 - Capacity-adjustable card dispenser: A capacity-adjustable card dispenser is disclosed to include a housing having an accommodation chamber for holding a stack of cards for dispensing, a plurality of expansion modules attachable to one another in a stack and attachable to the housing to expand the accommodation chamber, and male and female coupling devices... Agent: International Currency Technologies Corporation
20080024975 - Portable electronic apparatus with function of adjusting tilt angle of body and base thereof: A base suitable for a portable electronic apparatus is provided. The portable electronic apparatus includes a first body which has a first electrical connector. The base includes a second body, a supporting member, and a second electrical connector. The supporting member has a first end and a second end opposite... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20080024976 - Digital video and music player belt buckles: Portable devices configured to be worn as a belt buckle are disclosed herein. The portable device includes a housing, a first connector attached to the housing and adapted to slideably receive a belt, and a second connector attached to the housing and adapted to secure the housing to the belt.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20080024977 - Flow-through cooling for computer systems: Systems and method for cooling computer systems are provided. A rack system for housing a plurality of computers is provided, the rack system including: a rack assembly configured to support a first stack of computers and a second stack of computers; and at least one fan assembly configured to create... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20080024978 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus includes an enclosure enclosing a liquid cooling unit. The liquid cooling unit includes a heat receiver received on an electronic component. Heat of the electronic component is transferred to the heat receiver. The heat of the heat receiver is transferred to the coolant flowing through the flow... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080024979 - Airflow direction controlling apparatus: An airflow direction controlling apparatus includes a frame arranged near an outlet of a fan, at least one blade pivotably mounted to the frame and driven by a motor, at least two thermal sensors for detecting temperatures of at least two electronic components in a computer, and a control module... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080024980 - Electronic apparatus including liquid cooling unit: A liquid cooling unit includes components such as first and second heat receivers, a heat exchanger, a tank and a pump in an electronic apparatus. The electronic apparatus includes a first enclosure and a second enclosure coupled to the second enclosure for relative movement. The liquid cooling unit is enclosed... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080024981 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic component generates heat in an electronic apparatus. The heat of the electronic component is transferred to a thermal conductive plate of a heat receiver in a liquid cooling unit. The heat is transferred to coolant from the thermal conductive plate. The temperature of the coolant rises. The heat... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080024983 - A dynamic air moving system: Disclosed is a dynamic air moving system comprising a rail system disposed in an electronic enclosure, at least one fan housing moveably disposed on the rail system, the fan being actuatable along the rail system, a pivotable fan disposed in each of the at least one fan housings, at least... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Rochester Division
20080024985 - Computer casing with high heat dissipation efficiency: A computer casing with high heat dissipation efficiency comprises a lateral plate at an outer side of the supporting seat; a fan installed on the lateral plate; a supporting seat installed at an inner side of the lateral plate; a mother board installed to have a predetermined space to the... Agent: Zong-jui Lee
20080024984 - External hard drive case: The present invention discloses an external hard drive case, which is used to accommodate a hard drive and electrically connects with a computer. The external hard drive case comprises: an inner casing and an outer housing encasing the inner casing. The inner casing has an accommodation room having a circuit... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080024982 - Mechanical assembly to support orthogonal airflow devices in a normal airflow slot of a server chassis: An assembly that facilitates the use of modules requiring orthogonal airflow in a chassis providing normal airflow. Partitions within the housing direct ambient airflow from the front air inlet, through the modules, and out the rear air exhaust. The housing and partitions define first and second vertically and horizontally offset... Agent: Ibm Corporation (ss/nc) C/o Streets & Steele
20080024986 - Clip for heat dissipation device: A clip includes a body, an actuating member, a first hook plate and a second hook plate. The body includes a supporting portion and a pair of spaced arms extending from opposite sides of the supporting portion. The actuating member includes a cam supported on the supporting portion. The first... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080024987 - Liquid cooling unit and heat exchanger therefor: A heat exchanger allows establishment of a flat space between first and second plates. The heat exchanger is inserted in a closed circulating loop for coolant. The flat space is allowed to have a cross-section larger than that of a cylindrical duct of the closed circulating loop. The flat space... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080024988 - Liquid cooling unit and heat receiver therefor: A heat receiver includes a casing defining a flow passage on a thermal conductive plate. The thermal conductive plate is received on an electronic component. The thermal conductive plate serves to transfer heat to coolant in the flow passage. At least two inflow nozzles extend into the casing to have... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080024989 - Liquid cooling unit and heat receiver therefor: A heat receiver includes a casing defining a flow passage on a thermal conductive plate. The thermal conductive plate is received on an electronic component. An outflow nozzle has an inflow opening at the downstream end of the flow passage at a position outside the thermal conductive plate. Since the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080024990 - Water block heat-dissipating structure: A water block heat-dissipating structure includes a first cover body, a second cover body, and a hollow seat body. The first cover body has a first board body and a plurality of first heat-dissipating fins formed on the first board body. The second cover body has a second board body,... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20080024991 - Heatsink apparatus for applying a specified compressive force to an integrated circuit device: A method and apparatus for applying a specified compressive force by a heat dissipation device for an integrated circuit are given, including placing the integrated circuit device onto a printed circuit board and then placing the heat dissipation device onto the integrated circuit device. The method includes tightening an actuation... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20080024992 - Thermal docking station for electronics: For transferring heat generated by an electronic device, a component heat exchanger is thermally coupled to the electronic device. A component-side thermal interface is thermally coupled to the component heat exchanger by a heat conductor. A rack-side thermal interface is thermally coupled to the component-side thermal interface to transfer the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20080024993 - Electronic device having heat spreader: An electronic device includes a circuit board and a heat spreader. The circuit board has a first surface, a second surface, and an electronic component. The first surface is opposite to the second surface, and the electronic component is located on the first surface. The heat spreader is disposed on... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20080024994 - Combination heat sink: A combination heat sink formed of a plurality of radiation fins radially fastened together to show a circular configuration having a top rounded recess that is defined by a notch on each radiation fin for gathering currents of air for enabling gathered currents of air to be guided by a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080024995 - Thermal conducting medium protector: A thermal conducting medium protector is applicable for being assembled to a carrier, so as to protect a thermal conducting medium disposed on the carrier. The thermal conducting medium protector includes a shell and a cover plate. The shell has a first buckling portion on one side of the shell,... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20080024996 - Cantilever mounted electronic module with rigid center backbone: A work machine includes a bulkhead separating an operator cab from an engine compartment. An electronic module includes a cantilever arranged mounting flange mounted to the bulkhead. The electronic module includes a rigid and thermally conductive frame. An electronics board is mounted to one side of the frame, and a... Agent: Deere & Company
20080024997 - Staggered memory layout for improved cooling in reduced height enclosure: A plurality of memory lies within the airflow created by the cooling fans and includes modules arranged in a plurality of pairs of memory modules aligned in substantially the same direction as airflow. Each pair has a first memory module and a second memory module, the first and second memory... Agent: Gazdzinski & Associates, P.C.
20080024998 - Substrate structure integrated with passive components: An electronic element package integrated with passive components is proposed. The electronic element package includes a carrier plate and a plurality of passive components provided on the carrier plate, wherein first electrodes are formed on the passive components; an insulating layer formed on a surface of the carrier plate provided... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20080024999 - Housing for an electronic device: A housing for an electronic device is adapted for disposition of a motherboard, a plurality of data access devices, and a plurality of cables. The housing includes a housing body and a partition plate. The housing body defines a receiving space. The partition plate is disposed in the housing body,... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC
20080025000 - Atca locking lever mounting arrangement: An ATCA locking lever mounting arrangement includes a motherboard blade, which has a face panel with a through hole and a grounding plate with two retaining spring arms, and a locking lever, which is pivoted to a motherboard blade for locking the motherboard blade to the machine case of a... Agent: Adlink Technology Inc.
20080025001 - Image forming device capable of closing door with high accuracy: An image forming device includes a main body and a door. The main body is provided with first and second contacting parts and an abutting surface. When the door is closed, the first and second contacting parts contact a door frame of the door, thereby determining the horizontal position of... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client Nos. 0166889, 006760
20080025002 - System and method for housing power supplies for an electronic device: A housing for an electronic device has a first volume bounded by a first face and a second volume bounded by a second face. The second face is indented from the first face. A plurality of electronic components are housed in the first volume, and one or more power supplies... Agent: Foundry-thelen Reid Brown Raysman & Steiner LLP
20080025003 - Memory card: This invention is to provide an ultra-miniaturized, thin-sized memory card provided with a mechanism for preventing a wrong insertion to a memory card slot. A multi-function memory card is composed of a card body and a cap for housing the card body. The card body is made of mold resin... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20080025004 - Method for producing a plastic-coasted stamped grid, and plastic-coated stamped grid: A method for producing a plastic-coated stamped grid, and a grid producer thereby on which components are disposed and which is embedded in a plastic housing in an injection mold, with the stamped grid being fixed at a fixation point with a fixation element, so that the shape of the... Agent: Ronald E. Greigg Greigg & Greigg P.l.l.c.
20080025006 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus include a housing, a circuit board held in the housing, and large electronic components held in the housing and electrically coupled to the circuit board. The housing has a mounting surface, and the electronic apparatus is mounted to an object at the mounting surface. The large electronic... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20080025005 - Hand-held device enclosure: A hand-held device enclosure is disclosed. The hand-held device includes a front cover, a back cover, and a frame. The frame defines a plurality of honeycomb holes therein, is configured for fixing a printed circuit board, and is interposed between the front cover and the back cover. The front cover,... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20080025007 - Partially plated through-holes and achieving high connectivity in multilayer circuit boards using the same: A multilayer midplane board has a front side and a back side and includes a first partially plated through-hole; a second partially plated through-hole spaced away from the first partially plated through-hole, and a first conductive signal track that electrically couples a selected plated section of the first partially plated... Agent: Young Law Firm, P.C. Alan W. Young
20080025008 - Small form factor usb bluetooth dongle: A small form factor USB Bluetooth dongle includes a printed circuit board (PCB), a USB contact area, and a radio frequency (RF) transceiver die. The PCB includes a first primary surface and a second primary surface. The USB contact area is fabricated on the first primary surface. The RF transceiver... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison
20080025009 - Dielectric trenches, nickel/tantalum oxide structures, and chemical mechanical polishing techniques: A portion of a conductive layer (310, 910) provides a capacitor electrode (310.0, 910.0). Dielectric trenches (410, 414, 510) are formed in the conductive layer to insulate the capacitor electrode from those portions of the conductive layer which are used for conductive paths passing through the electrode but insulated from... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20080025010 - Electrical component, such as a radio, audio component, battery charger or radio/charger: An electrical component, such as, for example, a radio, an audio component, a battery charger or a radio/charger, is provided. The electrical component includes a housing and an electrical circuit supported by the housing. In some aspects, the electrical component is an audio component and the electrical circuit is an... Agent: Michael, Best & Friedrich LLP
20080025011 - Shielding device for emi shielding: A shielding device for EMI shielding is disposed on a housing of an electronic device with an electronic component disposed on a circuit board, comprises a shielding cover and an elastic unit. The shielding cover is connected on the housing, the elastic unit is disposed on the shielding cover, and... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20080025012 - Contact signal blocks for transmission of high-speed signals: A contact signal block for facilitating connections between test equipment and a device under test (DUT) is described. The contact signal block includes a plurality of ground layers and a plurality of signal transmission layers disposed between and alternating with the ground layers. Each signal transmission layer includes a plurality... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP01/24/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing
20080019061 - Electrostatic 512kv rotator and oscillator propulsion system: P
20080019062 - Electric motor control: A method and apparatus is disclosed for controlling a system comprising at least one electric motor. The system includes aspects which permit, among other things, electromagnetically disconnecting a failed permanent magnet motor from said system, weight savings in motor control electronics, controllability benefits and other benefits.... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP (pwc)
20080019067 - Current protection apparatus and method: A current protection apparatus (200) and current protection method (1000) that may include programmable current protection characteristics has been disclosed. A current protection apparatus (200) may include a power distribution unit (230) with power distribution outlets (PDO-1 to PDO-8), each having a corresponding circuit breaker unit (CB1 to CB8). Each... Agent: Walker & Sako, LLP
20080019068 - Current protection apparatus and method: A current protection apparatus (200) and current protection method (1000) that may include programmable current protection characteristics has been disclosed. A current protection apparatus (200) may include a power distribution unit (230) with power distribution outlets (PDO-1 to PDO-8), each having a corresponding circuit breaker unit (CB1 to CB8). Each... Agent: Walker & Sako, LLP
20080019063 - Method and apparatus for disconnection of a fault current which has occured in an ac power supply system: A method and an apparatus are disclosed for disconnection of a fault current which has occurred in an AC power supply system. A disconnection command which is produced in a protective device is supplied to a synchronization controller in order to open a circuit breaker, in which synchronization controller a... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20080019064 - Cascode i/o driver with improved esd operation: A cascode I/O driver is described that includes a barrier formed in the shared region between the two transistors. The barrier region allows the I/O driver to be designed to primarily meet I/O requirements. Accordingly, improved operating speeds are achieved. An system is described that includes an I/O driver in... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A. Attn: Timothy B. Clise
20080019065 - Drive device for a household appliance and method for mounting an electric motor: A drive device for a household appliance, in which an electromotor is fixed by a fixing screw. An insulation layer of a material with a defined conductivity is located between the fixing screw and the electromotor. The fixing screw is tightened with a defined torque such that, due to the... Agent: Bsh Home Appliances Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20080019066 - Overload protection method: This invention relates to overload protection for a circuit driving a direct current (DC) load. The invention provides a method of generating an overload condition for an output module driving a load having a load current and a load voltage comprising the steps of: monitoring the load current at sample... Agent: Bourque & Associates Intellectual Property Attorneys, P.A.
20080019069 - Overload protection method: This invention relates to fault detection in electrical circuits. The invention provides a switch for a fault tolerant digital output module comprising: an output transistor pair for enabling and disabling an alternating output current; and a current limiter for clamping the output current to a predetermined maximum value.... Agent: Bourque & Associates Intellectual Property Attorneys, P.A.
20080019070 - Solid state power controller with lightning proctection: A method of controlling a solid state power controller includes selectively allowing a transient current through a solid state power control switch in response to the transient current exceeding at least one threshold.... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.
20080019071 - Surge suppression module with disconnect: A transient voltage suppression (TVSS) device is disclosed. The device comprises a surge module connected to a base module that connects the surge module to an electrical buss. The base module has a disconnect switch that allows the surge module to be isolated from the buss when the switch is... Agent: Paul J. Sutton, Esq., Barry G. Magidoff, Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20080019072 - Building automation system: A building automation system is provided in which a controller is connected to remote modules through a zone enclosure using RS-485 cables. Branches of modules extending from the zone enclosure are connected together by removable jumpers at the zone enclosure. Sets of branches of modules using different protocols are isolated... Agent: Panduit Corp.
20080019073 - Overvoltage protection device with dual contact surface thermal disconnector: A device (1) for protecting an electrical installation (2) from overvoltages, including at least one protection component (3), and disconnection means (4) capable of ensuring the electrical disconnection of the protection component from the installation by moving from a closed configuration to an open configuration, wherein the device (1) has... Agent: Powell Goldstein LLP
20080019075 - Dielectric capacitor: A dielectric capacitor includes: a TiAlN film formed on a base substrate; a first electrode formed above the TiAlN film; a dielectric film formed above the first electrode; and a second electrode formed above the dielectric film, wherein the TiAlN film is crystalline, and has a (200) plane preferentially oriented... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20080019074 - Multi-layer capacitor and integrated circuit module: The invention relates to a multi-layer capacitor (1) comprising several electrically insulating layers that are stacked on top of one another, in addition to parallel first electrode plates (2) and second electrode plates (3) that are arranged between the insulating layers. The first and second electrode plates (2, 3) are... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson & Cook, P.C.
20080019076 - Feedthrough multilayer capacitor: A feedthrough multilayer capacitor comprises a capacitor body, at least two signal terminal electrodes, and at least one grounding terminal electrode. The capacitor body has a plurality of insulator layers laminated, a signal inner electrode and a first grounding inner electrode which are arranged so as to oppose each other... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20080019077 - Formation of metal-insulator-metal capacitor simultaneously with aluminum metal wiring level using a hardmask: Disclosed is a method of fabricating a metal-insulator-metal (MIM) capacitor. In this method, a dielectric layer is formed above a lower conductor layer and an upper conductor layer is formed above the dielectric layer. The invention then forms an etch stop layer above the upper conductor layer and the dielectric... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb & Rahman, LLC
20080019078 - Heat-peelable pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet and method for processing adherend using the heat-peelable pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet: The heat-peelable pressure-sensitive adhesive sheet includes a substrate, and a heat-expandable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer arranged on or above at least one side of the substrate and containing a foaming agent, in which the heat-expandable pressure-sensitive adhesive layer has a shear modulus (23° C.) in an unfoamed state of 7×106 Pa... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080019079 - Electrolytic capacitor: An electrolytic capacitor having a low impedance characteristic, having a high withstand voltage characteristic of 100V class, wherein the electrolytic capacitor provides an excellent high temperature life characteristic and an excellent leakage characteristic. The electrolyte solution containing the aluminum tetrafluoride salt is used. The electrolytic capacitor of the present invention... Agent: Hahn Loeser & Parks, LLP
20080019080 - Solid electrolytic capacitor element, solid electrolytic capacitor and production method thereof: The present invention relates to a method for producing a solid electrolytic capacitor element, comprising forming a dielectric layer by chemical formation on the surface of an electric conductor, and sequentially forming a semiconductor layer containing an electrically conducting polymer and an electrode layer on the dielectric layer, wherein after... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019081 - Chip type solid electrolytic capacitor: A chip type solid electrolytic capacitor, in which a PCB includes anode and cathode connection lands formed on upper parts of an insulation board, and anode and cathode terminals formed on lower parts of the insulation board. The anode and cathode terminals are electrically connected to the anode and cathode... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20080019084 - Display device: A display device includes a front case and a rear case that accommodate internal components, a fixing screw for coupling the front case and the rear case or coupling the internal components, and a nut into which the fixing screw is coupled. The nut has a shock-absorbing part at an... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20080019083 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device having a front cover, a rear cover, and wherein one of the front cover and the rear cover is metallic and has a pattern portion with a predetermined pattern. In addition, a portable electronic device having a front cover, a rear cover, and a metallic pattern... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080019082 - Docking station for a portable device: A docking station for a portable device, which is electrically coupleable to an external power supply, comprising a base having a cup-shape to facilitate portability of the docking station and its ease of use. The docking station includes a docking cavity for docking the portable device. A mating connector disposed... Agent: Venable LLP
20080019085 - Electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus is provided with a housing including a top wall and a side portion extending from an edge of the top wall, a keyboard, and a keyboard placing portion on which the keyboard is placed, the keyboard placing portion including a bottom surface provided... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20080019086 - Display apparatus having board assembly unit: A display apparatus including a display main body, a main body casing which covers the display main body, and a board assembly unit which is coupled to the main body casing and which supports an input signal board including an input signal terminal operative to be connected with an input... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019087 - Display device: A display device including a casing, a guiding track, a sliding element and a holder is provided. The casing has a first surface and a second surface. The guiding track is disposed on the second surface. The sliding element is movably coupled with the guiding track. The holder is corresponding... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20080019088 - Adjustable portable computer: Portable computers include a display unit and a base unit. The base unit often includes a keyboard and a touch-sensing device. The position of the display unit relative to the base unit can be adjusted. In one embodiment, a track and support bar is used to vary the display unit's... Agent: Intel/blakely
20080019089 - Replaceable liquid crystal display back plate for portable computer: A replaceable liquid crystal display back plate for portable computer includes a back plate forming part of a housing of a liquid crystal display of a portable computer and being provided on an outer surface with a flat area. The flat area has a pair of outer edges provided at... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20080019090 - Flash memory device with elastic member: A flash memory device includes a main body, a cover and an elastic member connecting the main body and the cover. The main body includes a hinge protrusion formed thereon. The cover includes a tail and a pair of parallel plates facing each other and spaced by an interval corresponding... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.
20080019091 - Mounting apparatus for a data storage device with damping member: A mounting apparatus includes a first cage (10) and a second cage (20). The first cage includes a plurality of damping members (30). Each of the damping members has a rotatable portion (32). The rotatable portions are rotatable relative to the first cage about rotational axes thereof. The second cage... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080019092 - Heat-dissipating assembly of computer housing: A heat-dissipating assembly of a computer housing with airways includes a casing. The casing is provided with a first partition and a second partition thereon. The first partition has a recessed space. The first partition is provided thereon with a plurality of penetrating troughs. The second partition is provided with... Agent: Hdsl
20080019093 - Electronic device: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes a housing including an opening, a partition wall which partitions an interior part of the housing into a first chamber and a second chamber which is opened to the outside through the opening, first and second heat generating parts mounted in the... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20080019094 - Heat dissipation device: A heat dissipation device includes a heat sink having a plurality of fins defining a plurality of passageways therebetween. The passageways have an inlet and an outlet at two sides of the heat sink. A fan is located at the inlet of the passageways of the heat sink for providing... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080019096 - Communication device: A communication device includes a case approximately in a shape of box, data circuit-terminating equipment contained in the case for connecting with a radio packet communication network, and a circuit board provided with a circuit for connecting data terminal equipment and the data circuit-terminating equipment each other and mounted with... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20080019095 - Configurable heat sink with matrix clipping system: A heat sink apparatus for use with electronic components comprises a base portion and at least a securing portion. The base portion and the securing portion are of unitary construction. The base portion is configured to have at least one receiving aperture and one heat-conducting surface with fins extended from... Agent: Mr. Kevin Liu
20080019097 - Thermal transport structure: A thermally manageable system is provided. The system may include a heat-generating unit, a heat-dissipating unit, and a thermal transport structure located between the heat-dissipating unit and the heat-generating unit. The thermal transport structure has a first surface in thermal communication with the heat-generating unit and a second surface in... Agent: General Electric Company Global Research
20080019098 - Diamond composite heat spreader and associated methods: A diamond composite heat spreader includes a plurality of discrete and packed diamond particles. The heat spreader further includes sintered polycrystalline diamond dispersed throughout the plurality of diamond particles. The sintered polycrystalline diamond at least partially cements the plurality of diamond particles together.... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.
20080019099 - Housing with hidden ventilation holes: The present invention is to provide a housing structure of an electronic device, which comprises a housing including a slot on a top surface; a plate member mounted in the slot and including a plurality of first ventilation holes formed along a periphery, the first ventilation holes being in communication... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20080019100 - Plug module base with heat dissipating element: The present invention discloses a plug module base with a heat dissipating element that forms at least one gap by a plurality of plug passages and a heat dissipating element installed in the gap, such that the plug passages and the heat dissipating element can be used to form the... Agent: Haven Yang
20080019101 - Heat sink for integrated circuit devices: A resistor with heat sink is provided. The heat sink includes a conductive path having metal or other thermal conductor having a high thermal conductivity. To avoid shorting the electrical resistor to ground with the thermal conductor, a thin layer of high thermal conductivity electrical insulator is interposed between the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20080019102 - Device for increased thermal conductivity between a printed wiring assembly and a chassis: A floating guide device provides increased thermal conductivity between a printed wiring assembly and a heat sink chassis. The guide device includes an elongated thermally conductive rod and a wedgelock used in conjunction with the rod that can be attached to the rod. The guide device can be used in... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20080019103 - Cooling device for light emitting diode (led) module and method for fabricating the same: A cooling device of a light emitting diode module and a method for fabricating the same are disclosed. According to the cooling device for a light emitting diode module of the present invention, the thickness of the whole module is reduced, a thermal resistance is small since a final heat-releasing... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080019104 - Apparatus for inserting and ejecting an electronic enclosure within a cabinet: A cabinet includes spaces for a number of electronic enclosures, each of which has a free end from which a pair of levers extend upward and downward to teeth engaging slots within the cabinet, aiding in the insertion and removal of the enclosures from the cabinet. An electronic enclosure that... Agent: Ronald V. Davidge
20080019105 - Microcircuit card attached to an adapter base, card base and manufacturing method: A microcircuit card (31) comprising a microcircuit and a card body, characterized in that this card body is formed of a base (10) in which is formed a cavity provided with a bottom and an internal part fixed in the cavity and to which the microcircuit is joined, the internal... Agent: Young & Thompson
20080019106 - Control module: m
20080019107 - Fastening element: A fastening element for connecting a housing to a printed circuit board comprises a first surface having a through hole for receiving a connecting element for connecting the fastening element to the housing, at least one first mounting pin extending from the first surface for mounting the fastening element to... Agent: The Eclipse Group
20080019108 - Power amplifier: An RF power amplifier including a single piece heat sink and an RF power transistor die mounted directly onto the heat sink.... Agent: Coats & Bennett/infineon Technologies
20080019109 - Positioning member for circuit board and circuit board positioning mechanism having the positioning member: The invention provides a positioning member for a circuit board and a circuit board positioning mechanism having the positioning member, which is adapted to limit the latitude of a first direction of the printed circuit board installed on a housing. The circuit board positioning mechanism includes a plurality of first... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20080019111 - Anchoring member to facilitate fastening daughter boards to a mother board and a method for use: An anchoring member and related method are disclosed for substantially parallel assembly of two additional daughter printed circuit boards (PCB) and heat sink on each side of main of mother PCB, and to retain a predetermined mating distance thereto to retain a predetermined mating distance thereto. The anchoring member comprises... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20080019110 - Toolless method for alignment, retention, connection, termination and test on printed circuit boards: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system for testing and mounting a PCB in a device. A PCB may be placed on one or more standoffs so that a head portion of the standoff protrudes from one or more apertures of the PCB. A push-pin type standoff cap may... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20080019112 - Electronic component module and radio communications equipment: An IC element 2 having an oscillation circuit and an amplification circuit is mounted on a wiring board 1, the IC element 2 is covered with a sealing resin layer 4 having a window 4a on an upper surface of the IC element 2, and a shielding layer 5 is... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.01/17/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing
20080013224 - Electric energy storage device and method of charging and discharging the same: Disclosed are an electric energy storage device having a good cycle characteristic and a temperature characteristic and a method of charging and discharging the electric energy storage device. The electric energy storage device including a capacitor and a secondary battery combined in series is provided. When the capacitor of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080013225 - Circuit device of an override protection switch: A circuit device of an override protection switch, including an operation unit, a rectifying/stabilizing unit, a load voltage sampling unit and a relay. The operation unit includes a comparator and a standard comparison voltage connected to the comparator. The rectifying/stabilizing unit serves to provide DC voltage for the circuit. The... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20080013231 - Esd protection circuit: An electro-static discharge protection circuit including: a first input terminal and a second input terminal; a first output terminal coupled to the first input terminal, and a second output terminal coupled to the second input terminal; a first circuit branch connected between the first input terminal and the second input... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Inc. C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20080013230 - Esd protection circuit for semiconductor device: An ESD protection circuit for a semiconductor device including a bonding pad receiving a first power supply voltage; an interconnect layer provided in an underside of the bonding pad so as to be electrically conductive with the bonding pad; a semiconductor substrate provided with a first well of a predetermined... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080013229 - Over-voltage protected semiconductor device: In accordance with the principles of the invention, a semiconductor device is provided that has a power transistor and a voltage sensing transistor formed on a substrate. The power transistor has first and second terminals and a control terminal and having a characteristic first breakdown voltage across the first and... Agent: Donald J Lenkszus
20080013234 - Semiconductor device and protection circuit: In a protection circuit of an input/output terminal I/O, three types of PNP bipolar transistors are included. In a first PNP type bipolar transistor 10A, the emitter thereof is connected to the input/output terminal I/O, the base thereof is connected to a high-potential power supply terminal VDD, and the collector... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20080013235 - Redundant instantaneous trip detection: A motor circuit protector that trips in accordance with an instantaneous trip curve that is split into three protection regions, a self-protection region, an in-rush avoidance region, and a locked-rotor avoidance region. Software modules for detecting whether primary current exceeds each region are run in parallel or simultaneously, providing redundant... Agent: Schneider Electric / Square D Company Legal Dept. - I.p. Group (np)
20080013236 - Passive switching capacitor network auxiliary voltage source for off-line ic chip and additional circuits: An invention of switching capacitor network auxiliary voltage source for IC chip solution and additional function circuits is provided. The solution can convert the high DC bus voltage into the low DC voltage in low cost and in high efficiency. The auxiliary voltage is independent of the power converter system... Agent: Da Feng Weng
20080013238 - Low cost user adjustment, resistance to straying between positions, increased resistance to esd, and consistent feel: A user adjustment assembly for translating user-adjustable dial settings to tripping levels of an electronic trip unit includes a potentiometer and an adjustment button. The potentiometer is positioned inside a cover of the trip unit and includes a potentiometer button. The adjustment button is coupled to the potentiometer for mechanically... Agent: Schneider Electric / Square D Company Legal Dept. - I.p. Group (np)
20080013226 - External electrical energy supply for field device: A field-device electronics for a field device. The field device electronics is supplied from an external electrical energy supply providing a supply voltage and delivering a variable supply current driven by the supply voltage. The field-device electronics includes an internal control unit for controlling the field device, as well as... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20080013227 - Self-testing circuit interrupting device: There is disclosed a self-testing circuit interrupting device which provides uninterrupted power to a load during a complete electronic and electromechanical components self test to allow autonomous periodic automated self testing without damaging or resetting connected load equipment.... Agent: Paul J. Sutton, Esq., Barry G. Magidoff, Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20080013228 - Reversible optical shutter driver: A circuit for managing current for a reversible thin film stack is provided. The circuit is able to block or substantially restrict leakage current from the film stack when the circuit is in a power-off state. The circuit, in one arrangement, is also able to provide a more steady flow... Agent: William J. Kolegraff Kestrel Wireless, Inc.
20080013233 - Electrostatic breakdown protection circuit: The invention is directed to providing an electrostatic breakdown protection circuit having an enhanced performance of protecting an internal circuit from a surge voltage such as static electricity (an operation speed or resistance to electrostatic breakdown). An N-channel type MOS transistor is connected between a wiring and a VSS (ground... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20080013232 - Electrostatic discharge protective circuit and semiconductor integrated circuit using the same: An electrostatic discharge protective circuit including an ESD protective circuit which has a trigger terminal and forms a discharge path from a first node to a second node when trigger signals are supplied to the trigger terminal, a trigger circuit included in a circuit to be protected which is connected... Agent: Dla Piper US LLP
20080013237 - Over voltage protection circuit for gfci devices: An over voltage protection device for a GFCI having a voltage divider network connected across the line terminals of the GFCI, and an over voltage detecting diode connected between the voltage divider network and a gate terminal of an SCR. The voltage divider and diode cause a signal to be... Agent: Paul J. Sutton, Esq., Barry G. Magidoff, Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20080013239 - Electrical fire prevention from over-temperature conditions: An electrical device including a heat sensing circuit interrupter to enable a load to be selectively coupled to or disconnected from a power source in accordance with a level of a sensed temperature includes a relay assembly operable between a closed state when the sensed temperature is below a predetermined... Agent: Carter, Deluca, Farrell & Schmidt, LLP
20080013240 - Low forward voltage drop transient voltage suppressor and method of fabricating: A low forward voltage drop transient voltage suppressor utilizes a low-reverse-voltage-rated PN diode electrically connected in parallel to a high-reverse-voltage-rated Schottky rectifier in a single integrated circuit device. The transient voltage suppressor is ideally suited to fix the problem of high forward voltage drop of PN diodes and high leakage... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C
20080013241 - Humidity detection and power cut-off device: A humidity detection and power cut-off device for electronic equipment is provided. The device is connected between a battery (10) and a motherboard (40) of the electronic equipment and includes an auto protection device (20) and a moisture-triggered device (30). The auto protection device is connected between the battery and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080013242 - Separable transient voltage suppression device: An electronic system comprises a system board and a transient voltage suppression (TVS) device coupled to the system board. The TVS device comprises an intermediate coupler coupled to the system board, and a TVS board coupled to the intermediate coupler and having components adapted to suppress transient voltages. The intermediate... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20080013243 - System and method of surge protection in a powered device: A powered device includes a first supply terminal, a second supply terminal, and at least one input pin coupled to the first supply terminal. The powered device further includes an external capacitor having a first terminal coupled to the first supply terminal, a switch coupled to the second supply terminal... Agent: Toler Schaffer, LLP
20080013244 - Method and apparatus for permanent magnet erasure of magnetic storage media: A permanent magnet degausser includes at least one magnetic field generator comprising magnetic elements arranged near a media conveyance path and a conveyor for transporting magnetic media through a magnetic media conveyance path. A passive belt or protector plate may be provided to assist the passage of the magnetic media... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20080013245 - Method and reciprocating apparatus for permanent magnet erasure of magnetic storage media: A permanent magnet degausser includes at least one magnetic field generator comprising magnetic elements arranged near a media conveyance path and a conveyor for transporting magnetic media through a magnetic media conveyance path. A passive belt or protector plate may be provided to assist the passage of the magnetic media... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20080013247 - Anti-static pallet: An anti-static pallet, which is applied to carry objects, includes a main body and a grounding element. The grounding element is disposed in the main body and grounded. The object carried on the main body is able to contact the ground element.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080013248 - Feedthrough multilayer capacitor: A feedthrough multilayer capacitor comprises a capacitor body, at least two signal terminal electrodes, at least one grounding terminal electrode, and at least one connecting conductor. The capacitor body includes a plurality of insulator layers laminated, a signal inner electrode and a first grounding inner electrode which are arranged so... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20080013249 - Method for producing a dielectric layer for an electronic component: A method for producing a dielectric layer extending between two or more elements of an electronic component includes arranging a free-standing dielectric layer above the elements and a deformable support layer below the elements. The free-standing dielectric layer is laminated onto at least a portion of the first surface of... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client 007052
20080013250 - Multilayer capacitor array: A multilayer capacitor array comprises a multilayer body, and first to fourth terminal conductors and first and second outer connecting conductors formed on the multilayer body. The multilayer body includes a first electrode group having a plurality of first and second inner electrodes, and a second electrode group having a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20080013251 - Apparatus and methods relating to electrically conductive path interfaces disposed within capacitor plate openings: A first and second capacitor plate are provided (101 and 102). Each capacitor plate has an opening disposed therethrough with the second capacitor plate being disposed substantially opposite the first capacitor plate. A first electrically conductive path interface is then disposed (103) in one of these openings as is at... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20080013252 - Monolithic ceramic capacitor: A capacitor body includes a capacitance-forming section including an alternately arranged plurality of internal electrodes and plurality of dielectric ceramic layers and outer layer sections disposed on the upper or lower face of the capacitance-forming section (28). The outer layer sections include an outermost layer and a second layer (31)... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20080013253 - Expandable enclosure for energy storage devices: Electrical energy storage cells, for example, electrochemical double layer capacitor cells, are assembled into a module within an enclosure. The enclosure is built using modular construction so that it can be fitted to a variable number of cells. In exemplary embodiments, the enclosure may be expanded or reduced in size... Agent: Themis Intellectual Property Counsel
20080013255 - Method of making and article of manufacture for an ultracapacitor electrode apparatus: An electrode structure adapted for use in a ultracapacitor energy storage device, which expedites electrode drying time and improves impregnation of the electrode structure, is disclosed. In one embodiment, the electrode structure comprises a carbon film element having a plurality of cavities disposed thereon. In another embodiment, a plurality of... Agent: Maxwell Technologies, Inc.
20080013254 - Method of making, apparatus, and article of manufacture for an ultracapacitor electrode termination contact interface: An ultracapacitor electrode termination contact interface adapted for use in an energy storage device is disclosed. The disclosed apparatus and article of manufacture function to lower equivalent series resistance of the ultracapacitor electrode termination contact interface. In one embodiment of the present teachings, an ultracapacitor electrode termination contact interface, adapted... Agent: Maxwell Technologies, Inc.
20080013256 - Electronic apparatus employing electrochemical capacitor and method for recovering capacitance of electrochemical capacitor: An electronic apparatus has an electric load, an electrochemical capacitor, and an applying section. The electric capacitor includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode and an electrolyte placed between the positive electrode and the negative electrode and supplies electric power to the electric load. The applying section opens an electrical... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20080013257 - Poly(alkylene) carbonates as binders in the manufacture of valve metal anodes for electrolytic capacitors: An anode for an electrolytic capacitor is described. The anode is of a valve metal in powdered form, for example tantalum powder, that has been pressed into a pellet and sintered under a vacuum at high temperatures. Preferably, a poly(alkylene)carbonate binder is used to promote cohesion with the pressed powder... Agent: Greatbatch Ltd
20080013258 - Functionalized nanotube material for supercapacitor electrodes: The present teachings are directed toward compositions of supercapacitor electrode materials containing a functionalized carbon nanotube-containing material substantially free of binder material and methods for preparing the functionalized carbon nanotube-containing material.... Agent: Prass & Irving, LLP
20080013260 - Lockout device for removable media: A device for preventing unauthorized entry of a removable media into a receptor. A key is attached to the removable media and a lock is attached to the receptor. If the key does not fit the lock, the lock prevents the removable media from fully entering the receptor. If the... Agent: Roger Fulghum Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080013261 - Pressure guide for pcb: The invention proposes a pressure guide for an electric connection between contact decks on a circuit board (1) and electric contacts arranged in an edge connector (6), wherein said pressing device aligns a circuit board (1) guided between two guide bars (10, 11) by means of a spring element (16,... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.
20080013259 - Wall mounted controller assembly: Controller assemblies including a control unit releasably supported to a mounting plate are disclosed. An illustrative controller assembly can include a mounting plate and a control unit that can be attached together via a number of latching mechanisms and corresponding mating recesses. Each latching mechanism can include a bendable latch... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20080013262 - Computer monitor with detachable module: A computer monitor including a frame member having an opening formed therein; a module that is configured to be placed in the opening and removed from the opening; a first electrical connector disposed on the frame member; and a second electrical connector disposed on the module, wherein the first and... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080013263 - Enclosure for visual monitor: An enclosure includes a first enclosure member and a second enclosure member for securing a monitor, a printed circuit board and a switch therebetween. An actuator is formed of unitary construction with the first enclosure member. The first and second enclosure members are secured by a plurality of connections. A... Agent: Tyco Technology Resources
20080013267 - Frame structure: A frame structure includes a frame and a holding apparatus. The frame has a frame hole to frame a flat panel display, and the holding apparatus includes a plurality of fixing components set on the back surface of the frame and a plurality of propping components configured on the fixing... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20080013264 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic device includes a movable unit, a turn support member, a rotation support member, and a stopper. The turn support member is housed in a casing to be freely taken in and out, and used at a regular standing position and an opposite standing position. The turn support member... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20080013266 - In-vehicle apparatus: Disclosed herein is an in-vehicle apparatus including, an apparatus body installed in a vehicle compartment, and a front panel disposed at a front surface of the apparatus body and provided with an operating member for operating the apparatus body, wherein a drive mechanism connecting the apparatus body and the front... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20080013265 - Portable display device: The present invention is directed to a portable display device. The display device comprises at least two panel housings for receiving display elements, respectively, means for foldable connecting the panel housings, a connection cable for connecting the circuits of the display elements provided at the panel housings and a cover... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20080013268 - Chassis design for computer systems: An access panel is included in a base unit of a portable computer system. The access panel is positioned adjacent to a keyboard. The access panel may accommodate a touch pad and may include features to support left and right mouse buttons. A system board or electronic components inside the... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20080013269 - Notebook computer with combination lock: A notebook computer is disclosed. The notebook computer includes a display unit, a main unit and a combination lock. The combination lock is mounted on the main unit, includes dials exposed on a front wall of the main unit, and defines a latch hole therein. A hook corresponding to the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080013270 - Non-peripherals processing control module having improved heat dissipating properties: The present invention features a non-peripherals-based processing control unit having an encasement module that is very small and durable compared to conventional computer encasement structures. The process control unit is capable of being incorporated into various devices and/or environments, of accepting applied and impact loads, of functioning as a load... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20080013271 - Mounting apparatus for storage device: A mounting apparatus includes a bracket for receiving a storage device, and a latching member carried on the storage device. The bracket includes a first sidewall defining a slot therein. A stop plate is formed at an end of the first sidewall adjacent the slot. The latching member includes a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080013273 - Computer chassis having a tuning gasket: A chassis is disclosed that includes a sidewall having an aperture and a gasket connected to the sidewall. A portion of the gasket protrudes through the aperture into a bay. A carrier may couple with the chassis such that the gasket touches the carrier. The gasket may discharge electrostatic buildup... Agent: Roger Fulghum Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080013272 - Hard drive carrier: A hard drive carrier is disclosed that includes a key on a guide rail of the carrier. The key has a gap portion and a raised portion. When a hard drive fits within the gap portion, it can be placed in the hard drive carrier in a forward position. When... Agent: Roger Fulghum Baker Botts L.L.P.
20080013274 - Highly portable media device: An improved portable media device and methods for operating a media device are disclosed. According to one aspect, the portable media device can also function as a solid-state drive for data storage. The form factor of the portable media device can be hand-held or smaller, such that it is highly... Agent: Beyer Weaver LLP/apple Inc.
20080013276 - Systems and methods for improved cooling of electrical components: One embodiment relates to an electrical component cooling system that facilitates convectional air flow. The system includes a set of electrical component boards, an inlet, an outlet, and a housing. The electrical component boards each include a plurality of electrical components and are oriented vertically. The inlet is disposed on... Agent: Baker & Associates PLLC
20080013275 - Network expansion enclosure: An expansion enclosure assembly includes a bottom surface having apertures formed therein. The bottom surface may be adapted for connection with a base enclosure. The base enclosure includes a generator inlet connector aperture. The expansion enclosure includes cooling fans, racks for insertion of electronic components, access panels for enabling a... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP
20080013277 - Method of manufacturing a hollow circuit substrate: A method of manufacturing a hollow circuit substrate, of two metal sheets brazed to each other in a laminated state with a bulging hollow circuit for ed between the two metal sheets. Of the upper and lower metal sheets for forming the hollow circuit, a circuit-forming bulging portion is formed... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080013278 - Reservoir for liquid cooling systems used to provide make-up fluid and trap gas bubbles: A fluid compensation apparatus is configured to provide replacement fluid to a fluid-based cooling loop, while removing dissolved gas or gas in gross bubbles from the cooling loop. Removal or reduction of gas from the cooling loop reduces or prevents pump vapor lock. The removed gas is retained within the... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP
20080013279 - Heat sink for electronic component: A heat sink including a base and a plurality of upright heat-radiating projections provided on the base. The heat-radiating projections include a first projection having a first rigidity, and a second projection having at least a second rigidity partially lower than the first rigidity. The second projection is located along... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20080013280 - Cooling module retentioner: The present invention relates to a cooling module retentioner, which includes a fixing base and a flexible frame. The fixing base surrounds a heat-generating electronic component at a center and allows the placement of a cooling module therein, and a rising corner column is disposed at each of four corners... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20080013281 - Cooling method use diamond pins and heat pipes: An apparatus for cooling a microprocessor includes a first thermal interface material layer; a lid that encases the first thermal interface material layer and the microprocessor; a second thermal interface material layer applied to a top of the lid; at least one configurable diamond pin; at least one heat pipe;... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20080013283 - Mechanism for cooling electronic components: A mechanism is disclosed for cooling electronic components of a module housed in a chassis. The chassis may be, for example, a rack or other housing, which may contain many such modules. The system comprises an external cooling system, and an internal cooling system for cooling electronic components on the... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP And Sun Microsystems, Inc.
20080013282 - Method and apparatus for cooling a memory device: A memory device cooling apparatus includes a first heat sink operable to engage a first chip that is located on a memory device and that is operable to operate at a first temperature. A second heat sink is included that is separate from the first heat sink and is operable... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20080013284 - Heat radiation device for memory module: There is disclosed a heat radiation device for memory modules intended for radiating heat that is generated from a memory module group wherein a plurality of memory modules equipped with memory elements on both the front and rear face sides of a substrate are placed in parallel. The device comprises... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP
20080013285 - Heat dissipation module for electronic device: A heat dissipation module for removing heat from a heat-generating electronic component includes a base (106) and a clip (40, 40a). The clip includes a connecting arm (42, 42a) and a securing arm (44, 44a) for locking the base to the heat-generating electronic component. The connecting arm engages with the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080013286 - Semiconductor module and heat radiating plate: A semiconductor module in which a plurality of kinds of semiconductor devices having different heat generating amounts in being operated are mixedly present, heat conducting sheets are interposed between a module main body mounted to a board and outer faces of the semiconductor devices, and heat radiating plates are mounted... Agent: Rankin, Hill, Porter & Clark LLP
20080013287 - Apparatus for inserting and ejecting an electronic enclosure within a cabinet: A cabinet includes spaces for a number of electronic enclosures, each of which has a free end from which a pair of levers extend upward and downward to teeth engaging slots within the cabinet, aiding in the insertion and removal of the enclosures from the cabinet. An electronic enclosure that... Agent: Ronald V. Davidge
20080013288 - Apparatus for inserting and ejecting an electronic enclosure within a cabinet: A cabinet includes spaces for a number of electronic enclosures, each of which has a free end from which a pair of levers extend upward and downward to teeth engaging slots within the cabinet, aiding in the insertion and removal of the enclosures from the cabinet. An electronic enclosure that... Agent: Ronald V. Davidge Suite 219
20080013289 - Sliding-type portable terminal: A sliding-type portable terminal is provided. The sliding-type portable terminal includes a first housing, a second housing sliding in a longitudinal direction of the first housing while facing the first housing, and an elastic member including a helical coil and free ends. The free ends extend from the coil in... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20080013290 - Printed circuit board thickness adaptors: A printed circuit board card comprising: a printed circuit board having a first thickness and having first and second edges for inserting into respective channels of card guides, the channels of the card guides for receiving printed circuit boards having a second thickness, the second thickness being greater than the... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20080013291 - Thermal flow sensor having streamlined packaging: A thermal flow sensor has a first, second and third substrate, each having a first side and a second opposite side. The first substrate is connected to the second substrate such that the second side of the first substrate abuts the first side of the second substrate. The third substrate... Agent: Philip S. Johnson Johnson & Johnson
20080013292 - Rollable electronic panel device: A device (1) having a panel (3) and/or a supporting mechanism (5) consisting of thin, flexible material that can be rolled up itself. This flexibility reduces greatly the chance of damage. To make this flexible mechanism support the unrolled display, the structure is curved in the direction perpendicular to the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20080013293 - Integrated circuit module: An integrated circuit (IC) module includes a substrate, a first IC unit, a second IC unit, a cover and a carrier. The substrate has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. A plurality of first connecting pads is disposed on the second surface. The first... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20080013294 - Power card connection structure: Electrically conductive L-shaped blades are disposed in an insulative body as a mechanism for mechanically and electrically connecting circuit cards to circuit boards. In particular, the interconnection device herein provides a mechanism for providing greater thermal and electrical properties for connections from voltage regulator modules to high current conducting planes... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.
20080013295 - Capacitor sheet and electronic circuit board: A disclosed capacitor sheet attached to an electronic apparatus comprises: a laminated body; a first penetration electrode penetrating the laminated body, the first penetration electrode being electrically connected to a terminal electrode of the electronic apparatus; a second penetration electrode disposed at an arrangement position different from that of the... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20080013296 - Structure of circuit board interface for fuel cell module: A structure of a circuit board interface for electrically connecting at least one fuel cell module and at least one electronic device is disclosed. The circuit board interface comprises at least one base plate having a electronic circuit disposed thereon, a first interface positioned on the base plate for electrically... Agent: Asia Vital Components Co., Ltd.
20080013297 - Mounting device for expansion card: A mounting device for a circuit card includes a motherboard adapted for receiving the circuit card inserted therein, a computer enclosure configured for accommodating the motherboard, a securing plate mounted on the computer enclosure, and a retaining member with a receiving slot. The retaining member slides along the securing plate... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080013298 - Methods and apparatus for passive attachment of components for integrated circuits: Methods and apparatus provide a sensor having an integrated component coupled to a leadframe. In one embodiment, a sensor includes external leads on an opposite side of a die from the integrated component. In another embodiment, a leadframe includes a slot to reduce eddy currents.... Agent: Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20080013299 - Direct patterning for emi shielding and interconnects using miniature aerosol jet and aerosol jet array: A miniaturized aerosol jet, or an array of miniaturized aerosol jets for direct printing of various aerosolized materials. In the most commonly used embodiment, an aerosol stream is focused and deposited onto a planar or non-planar target, forming a pattern that is thermally or photochemically processed to achieve physical, optical,... Agent: Peacock Myers, P.C.01/10/2008 > patent applications in patent subcategories. USPTO class listing
20080007878 - Interruption circuit with improved shield: An interrupter circuit is disclosed for interrupting power in a power cable from a power source. The power cable comprises an insulated line wire and an insulated neutral wire with a conductive shield surrounding the line wire and the neutral wire. A non-insulated drain wire contacts the conductive shield. An... Agent: Robert F. Frijouf, Esquire Frijouf, Rust & Pyle, P.A.
20080007882 - Noise immune rc trigger for esd protection: An ESD protection circuit incorporates an ESD shunt device triggered by an ESD trigger network. In non-powered situations, a first RC time constant in the ESD trigger network, corresponds with the time range of the onset an ESD event and controls application of the ESD shunt device in response to... Agent: Schneck & Schneck
20080007879 - Gfci with self-test and remote annunciation capabilities: Methods and techniques are disclosed for an intelligent GFCI device (IGFCI) having a microcontroller programmed to perform self-testing on a periodic basis and communicate the results of this testing to a remote monitoring device such as a remote central logging computer. In some implementations, with two-way (bidirectional) communication, a plurality... Agent: Paul J. Sutton, Esq., Barry G. Magidoff, Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20080007880 - Leakage current detector interrupter with continuous duty relay: An LCDI device comprising a first switching element coupled to a second switching element. A shield conductor coupled to the first switching element form a system that monitors output conductors of the device for faults. The second switching element is coupled to a relay that electrically connects input conductors of... Agent: Paul J. Sutton, Esq., Barry G. Magidoff, Esq. Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20080007881 - Circuit breaker and short circuiter combination: A circuit breaker for multi-phase power includes an opening-closing apparatus configured to open and close each phase of the multiphase power, a detection unit configured to detect a fault current in at least one phase of an electrical installation being protected by the circuit breaker, a plurality of connecting bars... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20080007884 - Protection circuit for an input stage, and respective circuit arrangement: The protection circuit comprises a Zener diode which is connected via a diode to a coupling capacitor of an input stage, wherein a capacitor is arranged in parallel to the Zener diode. The capacitor is, for example, a tantalum electrolytic capacitor with a capacitance value which is in the range... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20080007883 - Vehicle on-board electric power system: A vehicle on-board electric power system is disclosed including at least one field-effect-controlled power transistor which applies a vehicle on-board electric power system supply voltage VBB to a load when actuated by a logic circuit. The power transistor has a drain-source breakdown voltage VDS with a positive temperature coefficient TKDS... Agent: Maginot, Moore & Beck Chase Tower
20080007885 - System for improving led illumination reliability in projection display systems: System and method for increasing the reliability of LED illumination systems used in projection display systems. A preferred embodiment comprises a light source with one or more serially connected sequences of two or more light elements coupled to a power source. Each light element includes a light emitting diode and... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20080007886 - Adjustable speed drive protection: A protection scheme to protect pulse width modulated drives is described. The scheme is implantable in both hardware and software and combinations thereof. The semiconductor devices of the drive are protected from transient signals such as power line spikes and loss of line. The present scheme uses an adaptive technique... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc. Attention: Susan M. Donahue
20080007887 - Electrodes, devices, and methods for electro-incapacitation: Electrodes, methods, and devices are provided for incapacitating or immobilizing a target. More particularly, the electrodes, methods, and devices disclosed provide for a reduced spacing between equipotentials near an electrode and reduced localized cellular damage created by an electrical exposure from an electrode. In one exemplary embodiment, an electrode is... Agent: Nutter Mcclennen & Fish LLP
20080007888 - Micro-electro-mechanical system (mems) variable capacitors and actuation components and related methods: Micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS) variable capacitors and actuation components and related methods are provided. A MEMS variable capacitor can include first and second feed lines extending substantially parallel to one another. Further, MEMS variable capacitors can include first and second capacitive plates being spaced apart from the first and second feed... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.
20080007889 - Highly temperature-stable capacitor for taking measurements on a high-voltage line: A highly temperature-stable capacitor for taking measurements on a high-voltage line, said capacitor having a high-voltage electrode (HT), an annular printed circuit (CI) surrounding said high-voltage electrode (HT) coaxially and having at least one electrically conductive track that forms a low-voltage electrode (BT), said capacitor being characterized in that the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080007890 - Thermally conductive composite and uses for microelectronic packaging: The present invention provides thermally conductive, electrically insulating composites that can be used to help conduct heat away from a heat source such as from microelectronic structures that generate heat during use. In one aspect, the present invention relates to an electronic system comprising a microelectronic device and a thermally... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Law Dept. Ab2
20080007892 - Method of making, apparatus, and article of manufacturing for an electrode termination contact interface: An electrode termination contact interface, adapted for use in an energy storage device, is disclosed. The disclosed apparatus and article of manufacture function to lower equivalent series resistance of the electrode termination contact interface for energy storage devices, such as for example a capacitor device or a battery device. In... Agent: Erik M. Vieira
20080007891 - Active balancing circuit modules, systems and capacitor devices: Circuit modules, systems and devices for controlling voltages across capacitors.... Agent: King & Spalding, LLP
20080007893 - Solid electrolytic capacitor and method for manufacturing same: A solid electrolytic capacitor employing a conductive polymer has a solid electrolyte layer with a laminated structure where a second conductive polymer layer complexed with an ionic polymer is stacked on a first conductive polymer layer composed of polyaniline or a derivative thereof. By achieving a solid electrolyte layer having... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20080007894 - Poly (alkylene) carbonates as binders in the manufacture of valve metal anodes for electrolytic capacitors: An anode for an electrolytic capacitor is described. The anode is of a valve metal in powdered form, for example tantalum powder, that has been pressed into a pellet and sintered under a vacuum at high temperatures. Preferably, a poly(alkylene) carbonate binder is used to promote cohesion with the pressed... Agent: Greatbatch Ltd
20080007895 - Structure for mounting printed board and nuclear medicine diagnosis system: The present invention is provided a structure for mounting a printed board in which each connector that is attached to each of a plurality of sub printed boards, which are juxtaposed to one another with respect to a main printed board secured to a metal backboard, is inserted into each... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20080007896 - Distribution switchgear: A distribution switchgear has an equipment room, main busbar room and cable room, which are formed in a distribution panel housing by partitioning the housing, from front to back such that the equipment room is located just behind the front door of the housing, with the busbar room behind the... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.
20080007897 - Load control device having a split enclosure: A load control device is operable to receive a first control signal having a first magnitude and to generate a second control signal having a second magnitude. The load control device is adapted to be installed in an electrical wallbox having a barrier. The load control device comprises a split... Agent: Lutron Electronics Co., Inc. Mark E. Rose
20080007899 - Casing assembly of computer power supply: A casing assembly of a computer power supply comprises a casing and a cover; a predetermined position of a bottom plate of the casing having a recess portion; one side of the power supply being installed in the recess portion and the cover is coverable upon the casing. The recess... Agent: Kun-hsiang Shieh
20080007900 - Electronic device with an accessory: An electronic device with an accessory is disclosed. The electronic device with an accessory comprises two shells and a connecting element. A slot having a plurality of teeth is located between the shells. The connecting element comprises a protrusion and a damper. The protrusion connects to the accessory. The damper... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20080007898 - Front-end device of set-top box for two-way communication: The device includes a cable interface module having a diplexer that outputs a first signal input from a first connector part connected to a cable television network to a third connector part and outputs a second signal input from a second connector part to a first connector part; a video... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20080007901 - Portable electronic device having coupler connecting two panels: Disclosed is a coupling device for coupling first and second units with each other in a portable apparatus in which the first and second units are folded or unfolded with respect to each other about a first rotation axis. The coupling device includes first and second supporting bodies coupled with... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20080007902 - Coupling unit and electronic device having the same: An electronic device including a keyboard, and a printed circuit board provided in a rear portion of the keyboard. The electronic device includes a housing to support the keyboard and the printed circuit board, and a coupling unit to couple the keyboard and the printed circuit board, the coupling unit... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20080007904 - Flat panel display having pivot structure: An exemplary flat panel display (1) includes a display body (2), a neck (4), and at least one foot (6). The display body includes a back cover (20). The back cover includes a protruding portion (201), and a recessed portion (203) adjacent to the protruding portion. The neck is connected... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.
20080007903 - Display apparatus and method of combining chassis base with boss: A display apparatus includes a display panel for displaying an image, a chassis base for supporting the display panel, at least one boss protruding from the chassis base for supporting a plurality of circuit boards for driving the display panel, and at least one embossment protruding from the chassis base... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20080007905 - Interactive electronic display card: A portable electronic display device has a relative thin profile and includes a frame with upper and lower covers connected to opposite sides of the frame. The upper cover has openings with outwardly extending peripheral flanges for accommodating the thicknesses of an electronic display and a keypad. The lower cover... Agent: Alvin R. Wirthlin
20080007906 - Hinge assembly with stop and display monitor having same: A hinge assembly (300) for use in a flat display monitor includes a support member (10), a rotational bracket (20) and a pivot mechanism (30) for rotatably connecting the rotational bracket to the support member. The support member includes an extending seat (16) defining a restricting groove (162) thereof. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080007907 - Computer housing: A computer housing includes a shell having a side opening, a first side wall and a second side wall, and a support bracket rotatably mounted on the shell and having a head portion, a tail portion, and a support portion. Thus, when the support bracket is rotatable to a closed... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20080007908 - Hard disk fixing rack: A hard disk fixing rack, which is used to emplace and fix the hard disks used in a computer, is composed of a seat which is fixed in an interior of a computer casing, a rack body, and a plurality of elastic gliding members which are installed on the hard... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC Suite 1404
20080007909 - Method and apparatus for enforcing of power control in a blade center chassis: A mechanism for changing ownership over the physical power to a blade server in a blade center chassis that prevents a malfunctioning blade from jeopardizing other components in the chassis. When the management module is not present, control over power to the blade is switched to a service processor on... Agent: Robert A. Voigt, Jr. Winstead Sechrest & Minick PC
20080007910 - Storage-type heat-dissipating pad of notebook computer: A storage-type heat-dissipating pad of a notebook computer comprises a storage body and a heat-dissipating body. The storage body comprises a cover and a storage base for storing computer peripherals. The storage body is coupled with the heat-dissipating body. The heat-dissipating body comprises a shell and a fan unit. When... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20080007911 - Apparatus casing: The present invention relates to an apparatus casing for a computer, comprising a number of walls (21, 22, 23, 24, 101, 103, 104, 105, 106, 107) which together define a first chamber (20, 200) for accommodating computer components (A, B, C), a noise attenuating inlet (30) which includes an inlet... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20080007912 - Disk array system: In a disk array apparatus according to an aspect of the invention, temperatures of disk drives arranged in a casing are equalized to reduce a noise. A disk array apparatus 50 comprises plural disk drives 2, fans 5, and a casing 1. The disk drives 2 are arranged in an... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20080007913 - Card cage with parallel flow paths having substantially similar lengths: A card cage configured to hold a set of electronics cards comprises a set of walls having an input and an output and a set of flow paths formed in the set of walls to enable a fluid to flow therein. The set of flow paths includes a first flow... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP
20080007914 - Heat dissipation device: A heat dissipation device for removing heat from an electronic component includes separated first and second heat sinks and a plate-type heat pipe. The first heat sink has a side oriented to the second heat sink and defines a notch in the side thereof. The second heat sink defines a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Cheng-ju Chiang Jeffrey T. Knapp
20080007915 - Heat sink device for a heat generating element: A heat sink device for a heat generating element is applied in a heat generating electronic element to divert and dissipate its waste heat in a direction. The heat sink device includes an L-shape rigid heat pipe, an end of which is assembled with a fin to form a heat... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20080007916 - Heat sink arrangement, electric motor, housing part, and springy clip: The invention relates to a heat sink arrangement with a heat sink element, with a cylindrical interior, in particular a housing of an electric motor or housing part for such, with power electronics integrated into the housing or housing part, with at least one electronics component attached to the heat... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20080007917 - Heat dissipator assembly: A heat dissipator assembly for abutting against a heat-generating element includes a heat dissipator and a heat conductor. The heat dissipator has a base. The top of the base is provided with a plurality of heat-dissipating pieces, and the bottom of the base has an accommodating trough. The heat conductor... Agent: Hdsl
20080007918 - Power semiconductor module with connection elements electrically insulated from one another: A power semiconductor module, for placement on a cooling component. The module includes a substrate, at least two power semiconductor components arranged on the substrate, a housing and outwardly routed load and control connections. The substrate has an insulator body with a first main area that faces the interior of... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane
20080007919 - Motor control apparatus and method of assembling motor control apparatus: There is provided a motor control apparatus in which a size of the apparatus can easily be reduced, a work for aligning a power semiconductor module with a substrate can be eliminated and an assembling property can be enhanced. In a motor control apparatus in which a power semiconductor module... Agent: Sughrue-265550
20080007920 - Loading driving device: A load driving device includes: an output power device for driving a load; a driving IC for controlling the output power device, wherein the driving IC is electrically coupled with the output power device through a wire or a connection member; and a first electrode substrate. The output power device... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC
20080007921 - High density memory module using stacked printed circuit boards: A module is electrically connectable to a computer system. The module includes at least one multilayer structure having a plurality of electrical contacts which are electrically connectable to the computer system. The module further includes a first printed circuit board coupled to the at least one multilayer structure. The first... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20080007922 - Apparatus casing and a canopy: An apparatus casing (1) for a computer, which casing includes a number of walls which together define a chamber for accommodating computer components wherein at least a first wall (2) includes a number of through-penetrating contact openings (4, 9) which are disposed to enable the connection of external cables (6)... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20080007923 - Ic socket with terminal: A terminal (1) for an IC socket includes a mounting end (11) adapted to be mounted onto a substrate. The mounting end includes a bottom surface (110) and a side surface (113). A recess (111), on a first region of the bottom surface, is adapted for a body of reflowable,... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.
20080007924 - Card adaptor device: The present invention provides a card adaptor device, including a converter card that enables access to data stored therein, structure of which includes disposition of a memory module and a direct memory access controller therein, and functions in coordination with an adaptor device having a MS Pro Duo external form... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC Suite 1404
20080007925 - Package board integrated with power supply: This invention provides a small package board integrated with power supply capable of supplying a low level of voltage and high level of current to an IC while achieving a low height of its power supply. It becomes hard to saturate an inductor magnetically when the surface of a copper... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080007926 - Printed circuit board and electronic device having the same: A driving element and a wiring section electrically connected to the driving element are formed on a base substrate. A first ground pattern outputting a reference voltage of the driving element is formed on the base substrate. The base substrate includes a second ground pattern which is spaced apart from... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP
20080007927 - Multilayered printed circuit board and the manufacturing method thereof: A multilayer printed circuit board, wherein, on a resin-insulating layer that houses a semiconductor element, another resin-insulating layer and a conductor circuit are formed with conductor circuits electrically connected through a via hole, wherein a electromagnetic shielding layer is formed on a resin-insulating layer surrounding a concave portion for housing... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20080007928 - Reconfigurable data processing system: A reconfigurable processing system is provided that comprises a plurality of programmable processing modules arranged on a circuit board. Each of the programmable processing modules is capable of being populated by a programmable integrated circuit of a variety of processing capabilities. Conductive traces on the circuit board connect to the... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20080007929 - Multiple access test points: Included are systems and methods for providing access of test points. An embodiment of a system includes an electrical module including at least one electrical circuit configured to communicate at least one electrical signal, the electrical module further including at least one multiple access test point configured to provide access... Agent: Scientific-atlanta, Inc. Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley
20080007930 - Photoelectric conversion module, assembling method thereof, high-speed transmission connector, and mounting system: A method of assembling a photoelectric conversion module is disclosed. The photoelectric conversion module includes a circuit board on which are mounted a light emitting element, a light receiving element, and an optical element optically connected to the light emitting element and the light receiving element. The light emitting element... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20080007931 - Method and apparatus for coupling a card to an information handling system chassis: A card coupling apparatus includes a first surface. A locating member extends from the first surface and includes a control surface that is oriented at an angle relative to the first surface and defines a securing channel that is located adjacent the control surface. A plurality of securing devices extend... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP
20080007932 - Memory card with electrostatic discharge protection: A memory card with electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection is provided. The memory card includes a board, a set of contacts, at least one chip and an ESD protection path. The board having a signal path not electrically connected to the edge of the board. The ESD protection path for transmitting... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20080007933 - Socket connector with matchable padding: A socket connector includes a bottom shielding (10) with a receiving room (15), an electronic module (2) received in the receiving room of the bottom shielding, an elastic padding (20) defined between the electronic module and the bottom shielding, and a top shielding (30) for engaging with the bottom shielding... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.
20080007934 - Electronic device with emi screen & packing process thereof: An electronic device with EMI screen and packaging process thereof to provide even active EMI prevention means includes adhesion of a transit substrate to a. soldering surface of the electronic device, a protection circuit layer functioning as EMI screen being paved on the bottom of the transit substrate; a packaging... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC
20080007935 - Frame, electronic device, image forming apparatus, and frame assembly method: A frame constitutes an apparatus, and includes a first side plate, a second side plate that faces the first side plate, and a connecting member between the first and second side plates. The connecting member includes a first-side connecting portion and a second-side connecting portion. The first-side connecting portion is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.CPrevious industry: Dynamic magnetic information storage or retrieval
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