Thirty-two Utah inventors received patents for 18 inventions from the U.S. Patent Office. Copies of patents are available by number for $3 from Box 9, Patent and Trademark Office, Washington, DC 20231. Abstracts and classifications are available at the Marriott Library, University of Utah.

- Peter W. H. Coles and Randall D. Block, both Salt Lake City; Paul A. Schumann, Centerville; and LeVoy James Sorensen, Salt Lake City. A sealed ventilation circuit adapter that enables simultaneous patient ventilation and safe tracheal suctioning. Filed Jan. 5, 1996, a continuation of patent 5,513,628. Patent 5,791,337.- David J. Dyer, Kaysville. Attachment of airbag module assembly protective cover. Assigned to Autoliv ASP Inc., Ogden. Filed Dec. 4, 1996. Patent 5,791,680.

- James H. Repp, Monroe, Mich.; Daniel L. Steimke, Ogden; and John G. Bauer, Troy, Mich. Airbag reaction canister with collapsible side wall. Assigned to Morton International Inc., Chicago; Chrysler Corp., Auburn Hills, Mich. Filed Aug. 1, 1996. Patent 5,791,684.

- Trace Gordon, Park City. Foot skate climbing simulation exercise apparatus and method. Filed Feb. 21, 1996. Patent 5,792,029.

- Greg L. Brimhall, West Jordan; Charles W. Daugherty, Sandy; and Floyd V. Edwards, Clarence, N.Y. Telescoping needle shield. Assigned to Becton Dickinson and Co., Franklin Lakes, N.J. Filed July 31, 1997, a continuation of application July 17, 1996, which is a continuation of application July 12, 1995. Patent 5,792,122.

- Kent M. Samuelson, Salt Lake City, and Kevin T. Stone, Jacksonville, Fla. Neck length measuring device and method of using it for implanting a hip prosthesis. Assigned to Biomet Inc., Warsaw, Ind., a part interest. Filed Apr. 21, 1997. Patent 5,792,143.

- Yan R. Kucherov, Salt Lake City; G. S. Karumidze, Paliashvili and Shota Shalvovich Shavelashvili, Vazha Pshavela, both Gilbert Islands; and R. Ya Kucherov, Podlsk, RU. Method for producing N-type semiconducting diamond. Assigned to ENECO Inc., Salt Lake City. Filed Sep. 24, 1996, a division of patent 5,653,800. Patent 5,792,256.

- John R. Ohlin Jr., Sandy. A method and apparatus for protecting removable markings on an optical lens during the grinding process. Assigned to Venture Tape Corp., Rockland, Mass. Filed May 20, 1997, a continuation of application Sep. 20, 1995, which is a division of application June 24, 1994, which is a division of patent 5,343,657. Patent 5,792,537.

- James Robert Langkamp, Glen Ellyn, Ill., and James Edwin Snarr, Sandy. Reusable concrete form panel sheeting. Assigned to Providence Industries L.L.C., West Chicago, Ill. Filed Apr. 12, 1996. Patent 5,792,552.

- Yoon Sang Cho-Chung, Bethesda. Md.; Roland K. Robins, deceased, late of Provo, by Lessas R. Robins, legal representative. Site 1- and site 2-selective derivatives of cAMP have been found to inhibit the growth of a variety of cancer and leukemic cells. Assigned to the United States of America as represented by the Department of Health and Human Services, Washington, D.C. Filed Oct. 27, 1994, a continuation of application June 4, 1992, which is a continuation of application May 23, 1988. Patent 5,792,752.

- Clive L. Jennings-White, Salt Lake City; David L. Berliner, Atherton, Calif.; and Nathan William Adams, Salt Lake City. 19-nor-pregnane steroids as neurochemical initiators of change in human hypothalamic function. Assigned to Pherin Pharmaceuticals, Menlo Park, Calif. Filed June 7, 1995, a continuation-in-part of patent 5,563,131. Patent 5,792,757.

- Bryant Ford Anderson, Sandy; Paul Johann Gartside, Kaysville; Douglas Melville Harrison, Salt Lake City; and Joseph Mark Baird, Sandy. A feed system for an antenna has a set of inner and outer coaxial waveguides. Assigned to L-3 Communications Corp., N.Y. Filed Aug. 14, 1996. Patent 5,793,334.

- Bryant Ford Anderson and Joseph Mark Baird, both Sandy; Melville Douglas Harrison, Salt Lake City; Charles Andrew Deneris, Bountiful; Paul Johann Gartside, Kaysville; Friedrich J. Fisher, Bountiful; and Mark Johnathon Yamamoto, Fruit Heights. Plural band antenna feed system. Assigned to L-3 Communications Corp., N.Y. Filed Aug. 14, 1996. Patent 5,793,335.

- Thomas Robert Giallorenzi and David William Matolak, both Salt Lake City; Johnny Michael Harris, Centerville; Robert William Steagall, North Salt Lake; and Bruce Howard Williams, Sandy. Data transmission system with a low peak-to-average power ratio based on distorting small amplitude signals. Assigned to Unisys Corp., Blue Bell, Pa. Filed May 9, 1995. Patent 5,793,797.

- David James Mahlum, Spanish Fork; David James Huntbach, Mesa, Ariz.; and Todd Lawson, Lindon. A method for representing in a database selective objects and data in a distributed directory. Assigned to Novell Inc., Orem. Filed Mar. 15, 1996. Patent 5,794,232.

- Jay D. Anderson, Spanish Fork. The ornamental design for an ergonomical lawn chair. Filed July 21, 1997. Design patent 396,758.

- David L. Francom, Springville. The ornamental design for a gate latch. Filed Feb. 19, 1997. Design patent 396,794.

- David L. Francom, Springville. The ornamental design for a gate drop rod. Filed Feb. 19, 1997. Design patent 396,795.