Hewlett-Packard patents granted on 19 January 2010

18 US patents granted on 19 January 2010 and assigned to Hewlett-Packard

1 7,650,498 Secure data provision method and apparatus and data recovery method and system
2 7,650,494 Method and apparatus for use in relation to verifying an association between two parties
3 7,650,471 Head of queue cache for communication interfaces
4 7,650,386 Communication among partitioned devices
5 7,650,364 Portable database system
6 7,650,341 Data backup/recovery
7 7,650,275 Virtualization of a parition based on addresses of an I/O adapter within an external emulation unit
8 7,650,095 Tracking usage of a functional unit
9 7,650,040 Method, apparatus and system for data block rearrangement for LZ data compression
10 7,650,029 Multiple layer alignment sensing
11 7,649,892 Method and system of network communication receive load balancing
12 7,649,751 Apparatus for inexpensive mezzanine-type card board-to-board connector blind mate alignment system using printed circuit board material
13 7,649,404 Independent thresholds for power supply control circuitry
14 7,649,030 Polyurethane with fluoro-diols suitable for ink-jet printing
15 7,648,227 Fluid ejection device with data signal latch circuitry
16 7,648,220 Sensing of fluid ejected by drop-on-demand nozzles
17 7,648,216 Method for printing on a print media
18 7,647,787 Upgradeable, modular data center cooling apparatus