Top Digital Communication Patent – Method and system for securing online identities – US8646103

U.S. Patent 8646103 was awarded to on 2014-02-04 and describes a “Method and system for securing online identities.” This patent has been cited 242 times by other U.S. patents which places it in the top 500 cited patents since 2010 according to our law firm research, and makes it of the most innovative digital communication patents in the field of electrical engineering. The abstract states:

Various methods, systems and apparatus for associating fictitious user identities (e.g. screen names, user names, handles, etc.) used in electronic communications (e.g. over the internet or mobile networks via instant messenger, e-mail, social networks, eCommerce and auction websites, etc.) with real personal information (e.g. the true identity of an individual such as their name, address, credit score, driving record, etc.) are disclosed. One apparatus, according to aspects of the present invention, may include means of associating real personal information, submitted by a user, with fictitious user identities, means of verifying the real personal information and the ownership of the real personal information by the submitting user, and means of receiving a request for some personal information associated with a fictitious user identity, from a remote user, abstracting a user’s true identity from information associated with them. Link: U.S. Patent 8646103

This patent was originally filed on 2008-06-30 which gives it a processing time of 2045 days, compared to an average processing time of 1671 in the field. has total patents. The first named inventor is Gabriel Jakobson of Alamo, CA. The primary examiner was Venkat Perungavoor.

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Top Medical Technology Patent – Pneumatically powered surgical cutting and fastening instrument with electrical feedback – US8157145

U.S. Patent 8157145 was awarded to Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. on 2012-04-17 and describes a “Pneumatically powered surgical cutting and fastening instrument with electrical feedback.” This patent has been cited 450 times by other U.S. patents which places it in the top 500 cited patents since 2010 according to our law firm research, and makes it of the most innovative medical technology patents in the field of instruments. The abstract states:

A status module for use with a pneumatically powered surgical instrument includes at least one sensor and a housing structured and arranged to releasably connect to the pneumatically powered surgical instrument. At least one contact is connected to the pneumatically powered surgical instrument. Each individual contact is structured and arranged to be in electrical communication with a different sensor when the housing is connected to the pneumatically powered surgical instrument. The at least one sensor is fluidically coupled to the pneumatically powered surgical instrument. A circuit is in electrical communication with the least one contact and at least one of a plurality of indicators. Link: U.S. Patent 8157145

This patent was originally filed on 2007-05-31 which gives it a processing time of 1783 days, compared to an average processing time of 1226 in the field. Ethicon Endo-Surgery, Inc. has 2128 total patents. The first named inventor is Frederick E. Shelton, IV of Hillsboro, OR. The primary examiner was Lindsay Low.

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Top Medical Technology Patent – Varying tissue compression aided by elastic members – US8152041

U.S. Patent 8152041 was awarded to Tyco Healthcare Group LP on 2012-04-10 and describes a “Varying tissue compression aided by elastic members.” This patent has been cited 360 times by other U.S. patents which places it in the top 500 cited patents since 2010 according to our law firm research, and makes it of the most innovative medical technology patents in the field of instruments. The abstract states:

The present disclosure relates to surgical fastener applying apparatus, and the application of variable compression to tissue. More specifically, the presently disclosed surgical fastener applying apparatus including a first jaw having proximal and distal ends and including an anvil member, the anvil member extending along a longitudinal axis and including a tissue contacting surface and a second jaw having proximal and distal ends movably coupled to the first jaw, the second jaw including a cartridge member and a channel. The surgical fastener applying apparatus further includes a pair of elastic members positioned between the cartridge member and the channel of the second jaw, the pair of elastic members configured and dimensioned to apply and maintain constant compressive forces to tissue regardless of tissue thickness. Link: U.S. Patent 8152041

This patent was originally filed on 2009-10-14 which gives it a processing time of 909 days, compared to an average processing time of 1080 in the field. Tyco Healthcare Group LP has 1168 total patents. The first named inventor is Stanislaw Kostrzewski of West Newton, PA. The primary examiner was Scott A. Smith.

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Innovative Microsoft design patent for display screen with animated user interface – USD648735

This Microsoft patent directed towards a display screen with animated user interface has been rated one of the most influential design patents in the field of recording, communication or information retrieval equipment. Microsoft Corporation was awarded U.S. Patent D648735 entitled “Display screen with animated user interface” on November 15, 2011. The patent has been cited 228 times by other U.S. patents, which places it among the most cited design patents awarded since 2010 according to our law firm research.

Link: U.S. Patent D648735

Microsoft filed this patent on June 25, 2010 giving it a processing time of 508 days (compared to an average processing time of 428 in the field). They have a total number of 29767 patents. The first named inventor is Jeffery G. Arnold of Sammamish, WA. The patent was allowed by primary examiner Angela J Lee.

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Top Medical Technology Patent – Surgical stapler – US7913893

U.S. Patent 7913893 was awarded to Tyco Healthcare Group LP on 2011-03-29 and describes a “Surgical stapler.” This patent has been cited 287 times by other U.S. patents which places it in the top 500 cited patents since 2010 according to our law firm research, and makes it of the most innovative medical technology patents in the field of instruments. The abstract states:

A surgical device is described herein that can be used to fire different types and sizes of disposable loading units. In a preferred embodiment, the device applies parallel rows of surgical fasteners to body tissue and concomitantly forms an incision between the rows of staples during an endoscopic or laparoscopic surgical procedure. The device can be utilized with disposable loading units configured to apply linear rows of staples measuring from about 15mm in length to about 60mm in length and can be used to fire disposable loading units containing surgical clips and individual staples. Link: U.S. Patent 7913893

This patent was originally filed on 2009-12-22 which gives it a processing time of 462 days, compared to an average processing time of 1080 in the field. Tyco Healthcare Group LP has 1168 total patents. The first named inventor is Frank J. Viola of Sandy, UT. The primary examiner was Scott A. Smith.

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