WO/2015/094402 FILMS OF POLY ALPHA-1,3-GLUCAN ESTERS AND METHOD FOR THEIR PREPARATION||WO||25.06.2015|
||PCT/US2014/044281||E. I. DU PONT DE NEMOURS AND COMPANY||KASAT, Rahul, B.|
Poly alpha-1,3-glucan ester compounds are disclosed herein with a degree of substitution of about 0.05 to about 3.0. Also disclosed are methods of producing poly alpha-1,3-glucan ester compounds and films made therefrom.
WO/2015/080857 PICK-AND-PLACE HEAD AND METHOD FOR PICKING WORKPIECES||WO||04.06.2015|
||PCT/US2014/064841||KLA-TENCOR CORPORATION||TRUYENS, Carl|
A pick-and-place head for picking a plurality of workpieces from at least one first location and for placing the plurality of workpieces at least one second location is disclosed. The pick-and-place head exhibits a plurality of nozzles, wherein each nozzle is configured to engage one of the workpieces by action of a vacuum. At least one nozzle has an individual vacuum supply and at least two further nozzles have a shared vacuum supply. A corresponding method is also disclosed, the method including the steps of approaching at least one of the plurality of workpieces with a respective nozzle and then starting generation of a vacuum at each respective nozzle. The generation of vacuum at least one nozzle is achieved by an individual vacuum supply, and generation of vacuum at least two further nozzles is achieved by a shared vacuum supply of the at least two further nozzles.
WO/2015/079371 ADAPTERS FOR CONSUMABLE PRODUCT PACKAGES AND METHODS FOR USING SAME||WO||04.06.2015|
||PCT/IB2014/066245||NESTEC S.A.||DZIKOWICZ, Anthony Edward|
Functional adapters (26) for consumable product packages and methods of using same are provided. Functional features of the adapters may include, for example, spill-resistance, flow-control, ease of use, etc. In a general embodiment, the adapters include a valve (36) comprising an outlet (36a) and a cap (28) that is so constructed and arranged to seal the valve. The valve is so constructed and arranged to provide a functional feature and to attach to a package fitment (24). In another embodiment, packages are provided that include two-component adapters configured to provide specific functional features to the packages.
WO/2015/076047 DISPOSABLE WEARABLE ARTICLE||WO||28.05.2015|
||PCT/JP2014/077861||UNICHARM CORPORATION||KATSURAGAWA, Kunihiko|
Provided is a disposable wearable article wherein a front-rear waist area and a crotch area are formed from differently shaped panels. The wearable article has color applied to approximately the entire area thereof and thereby has improved design properties and can achieve an underwear-like outward appearance. Color is applied to approximately the entire area of a waist panel (14) and a crotch panel (15). Among a first region (61) that is on the waist panel and that does not overlap the crotch panel when seen in plan view, a second region (62) that is on the crotch panel and does not overlap the waist panel when seen in plan view, and a third region (63) where the waist panel and the crotch panel overlap when seen in plan view, the color difference, as seen from the outside, between the region that has the highest color density and the region that has the lowest color density is 0.1-10.0 when waist flexible bodies (41, 42) are in a natural, contracted state.
WO/2015/072007 HOLE-BLOCKING SEALS FOR RECORDING DEVICE WHICH ARE BONDED TO RELEASE SHEET||WO||21.05.2015|
||PCT/JP2013/080871||MSP INC.||ICHIKI Masahiro|
Provided are hole-blocking seals for a recording device that allow for quick sealing of multiple holes in a hard disk drive and that can be quickly peeled off after information has been recorded. The bending shape of a portion of each hole-blocking seal for a recording device is preserved even when multiple sheets are stacked. Each hole-blocking seal (10) for a recording device comprises a bonding part (2) with a portion having an adhesive layer thereon that allows for detachable attaching thereof for blocking a through hole which is disposed on a casing body of a recording device. A non-stick fold tab (3) is formed on one end part of the seal. A fold line (7) is formed on the boundary between the non-stick fold tab (3) and the bonding part (2) by a recessed groove.
WO/2015/056424 DECODING DEVICE AND DECODING METHOD, AND CODING DEVICE AND CODING METHOD||WO||23.04.2015|
||PCT/JP2014/005108||SONY CORPORATION||HATTORI, Shinobu|
There is provided a decoding device including circuitry configured to receive coded data and conversion information, the coded data pertaining to an image having luminance in a first dynamic range and the conversion information pertaining to a conversion of dynamic range of the luminance of the image from the first dynamic range into a second dynamic range; and decode the received coded data so as to generate the image, wherein the conversion uses a knee function.
WO/2015/053742 QUICK CONNECT FOR WELLBORE TUBULARS||WO||16.04.2015|
||PCT/US2013/063711||HALLIBURTON ENERGY SERVICES, INC.||DIETZ, Wesley Paul|
Disclosed is a coupling assembly that includes an upper adapter having an upper adapter body providing a latching collet and a torque collet, the torque collet including a plurality of axially-extending torque members and a corresponding torque lug defined in each axially-extending torque member, and a lower adapter having a lower adapter body configured to receive the upper adapter body and providing a series of latch mating threads defined on an inner surface of the lower adapter body and a torque collet profile, the latch mating threads being configured to matingly engage the latching collet and the torque collet profile including one or more longitudinal slots defined in the lower adapter body and configured to receive the torque lugs therein, wherein, when the torque lugs are received into the longitudinal slots, torque may be applied between the upper and lower adapters in at least one angular direction.
WO/2015/053789 NUTRITIONAL COMPOSITION FOR PREGNANT WOMEN WITH A BENEFICIAL GLUCOSE AND INSULIN PROFILE||WO||16.04.2015|
||PCT/US2013/064659||ABBOTT LABORATORIES||DEWILLE, Normanella|
The present disclosure is directed to a nutritional powder, a translucent reconstitutable beverage formed therefrom, and methods relating thereto. The nutritional powder and beverage are adapted to include the proper balance of proteins, lipids, carbohydrates, vitamins and minerals appropriate for a pregnant woman. The nutritional compositions further stem the glycemic response and improve glycemia and insulinemia during gestational and lactating periods for preventing or reduce the incidence of glucose intolerance later in life.
WO/2015/045024 CONSTRUCTION AND LANDFILL METHOD FOR SOFT FOUNDATION AND FOUNDATION WITH LIQUEFACTION POTENTIAL, AND STRUCTURAL BODY BAG||WO||02.04.2015|
||PCT/JP2013/075844||METRY CO., LTD.||NOMOTO Futoshi|
Construction on a soft foundation and on a foundation with liquefaction potential, provided with: a structural body production step for filling a structural body bag (100) with a filler (200) and producing a structural body (300); a recess formation step for forming a recess (304) in a state in which the center part is maximally indented on a bottom surface (302) of the structural body (300); and a foundation reinforcing step for placing the structural body (300), in the state of having the recess (304) formed thereon, on a soft foundation (400) or a foundation (410) with liquefaction potential, and producing a reinforced foundation (500). It is thereby possible to reinforce a soft foundation or a foundation with liquefaction potential in a simple and reliable manner.
WO/2015/041723 ARTEMISININ-BASED COMBINATION THERAPY FOR TREATING VIRAL MEDIATED DISEASE||WO||26.03.2015|
||PCT/US2014/033556||KRYPTONITE GROUP, LTD||STEELE, Robert, Lewis|
The present invention describes a method of treating individuals suffering from microbial infections, including a viral infection such as Dengue Fever, using an improved Artemisinin Combination Therapy (ACT), known as Tri-ACT. The improved ACT therapy includes administering a combination of three drugs. In one embodiment of the present invention, the method includes administering to an individual a first composition comprising a therapeutically effective amount of an artemether spray sublingually. The individual is then administered a second composition, a therapeutically effective amount of artesunate. A third composition, an effective amount of berberine, or its pharmaceutically acceptable derivatives or salts is then administered to the individual.