Hewlett-Packard patents granted on 27 October 2009

41 US patents granted on 27 October 2009 and assigned to Hewlett-Packard

1 7,610,589 Using helper drivers to build a stack of device objects
2 7,610,587 System and method for creating a best-match object at run time
3 7,610,526 On-chip circuitry for bus validation
4 7,610,512 System and method for automated and assisted resolution of it incidents
5 7,610,468 Modified buddy system memory allocation
6 7,610,429 Method and system for determining device criticality in a computer configuration
7 7,610,412 Throttling communication between software processes
8 7,610,407 Method for exchanging information between at least two participants via at least one intermediary to limit disclosure between the participants
9 7,610,383 Data-object-related-request routing in a dynamic, distributed data-storage system
10 7,610,381 System and method for evaluating a capacity of a streaming media server for supporting a workload
11 7,610,295 Method and apparatus for generating persistent path identifiers
12 7,610,211 Investigating business processes
13 7,610,177 Manufacturing execution system, equipment interface and method of operating a manufacturing execution system
14 7,609,999 Apparatus for charging an image transfer surface
15 7,609,932 Slot waveguide structure
16 7,609,916 Electrical contact apparatus for optical waveguides
17 7,609,858 Displacement measurements using phase changes
18 7,609,847 Methods and systems for determining object layouts
19 7,609,705 Determination of a plurality of paths before selection of one path of the plurality of paths for transmission of one or more packets
20 7,609,703 Group communication system and method
21 7,609,514 Electronic device locking system
22 7,609,472 Power and thermal management for a hard drive
23 7,609,444 Projection partitioning and aligning
24 7,609,442 Synchronizing screen
25 7,609,432 Nanowire-based device and method of making same
26 7,609,377 Surface enhanced raman spectroscopy with periodically deformed SERS-active structure
27 7,609,376 Method and apparatus for pixel display and SERS analysis
28 7,609,255 Supplying power from a display device to a source using a standard DVI video cable
29 7,609,230 Display method and system using transmissive and emissive components
30 7,609,089 FPGA architecture at conventional and submicron scales
31 7,609,067 Electronic portion of an ion gauge with ion collectors bowed out of plane to form a three dimensional arrangement
32 7,608,998 Vacuum device having non-evaporable getter component with increased exposed surface area
33 7,608,905 Independently addressable interdigitated nanowires
34 7,608,854 Electronic device and method of making the same
35 7,608,646 Polymer-encapsulated pigment with bridging layer
36 7,608,530 Hetero-crystalline structure and method of making same
37 7,608,194 Photonic structures, devices, and methods
38 7,607,768 Liquid supply means
39 7,607,752 Misfiring print nozzle compensation
40 7,607,746 Temperature calibration for fluid ejection head
41 7,607,648 Staple hole forming apparatus