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Joel S Douglas: Insertion device for an insertion set and method of using the same. Sterling Medivations, Altera Law Group, June 6, 2006: US07056302 (378 worldwide citation)

A system for inserting at least a portion of an insertion set through the surface of a tissue, having: an inserter with a moveable plunger disposed within a cavity therein; an insertion set holder received into the distal end of the cavity; and an insertion set received into the insertion set holder ...


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Nicolas C Sheard, Larry J Fischer, Richard W Matthews, Himabindu Gurla, Qilin Hu, Wendy J Zheng, Boyle Y Mow: Visual data integration system and method. ADC Telecommunications, Altera Law Group, March 27, 2001: US06208345 (335 worldwide citation)

A visual data integration system architecture and methodology is disclosed. The system architecture includes a transport framework that represents a technology-independent integration mechanism that facilitates the exchange of technology-dependent data between disparate applications. A visual interf ...


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Philip Ginzboorg, Jan Erik Ekberg, Antti Yla Jaaski: Implementation of charging in a telecommunications system. Nokia Telecommunications Oy, Altera Law Group, April 4, 2000: US06047051 (332 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns a method for the implementation of charging in a telecommunications system including customer terminals used by customers for ordering services and servers for providing services to customers. In order to implement the charging of services easily especially in a multimedia env ...


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Thomas G Schoon, Eric S Buchanan: Driver tool with multiple drive gear layers for heart prosthesis fasteners. St Jude Medical, Hallie A Finucane, Altera Law Group, September 7, 2004: US06786925 (309 worldwide citation)

A driver tool drives multiple fasteners simultaneously through the outer ring of a heart valve component into the surrounding tissue annulus of a heart. The driver tool includes two stacked satellite gear layers that drive flexible shafts that simultaneously drive the fasteners into tissue surroundi ...


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Jonathan A Eppstein, Mark A Samuels, Michael R Hatch: Integrated poration, harvesting and analysis device, and method therefor. SpectRx, Altea Therapeutics Corporation, Altera Law Group, July 26, 2005: US06922578 (278 worldwide citation)

An integrated device for poration of biological tissue, harvesting a biological fluid from the tissue, and analysis of the biological fluid. The device comprises a tissue-contacting layer having an electrically or optically heated probe to heat and conduct heat to the tissue to form at least one ope ...


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Stephen T Kuehn, Thomas F Hinnenkamp, William R Holmberg, Darrin J Bergman, Scott D Moore, Terry L Shepherd: Mitral and tricuspid valve repair. St Jude Medical, Hallie A Finucane, Altera Law Group, February 24, 2004: US06695866 (259 worldwide citation)

A novel approach to mitral or tricuspid valve repair involves the performance of an edge-to-edge fastening/securing of opposing heart valve leaflets through a catheter entering the heart. Thus, a device is introduced including a leaflet fastener applicator through a cardiac catheter or other suitabl ...


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Venkata T Gobburu, Krishnakumar Narayanan, Nagesh Challa, Michel E Gannage: Method and apparatus for acquiring, maintaining, and using information to be communicated in bar code form with a mobile communications device. ecrio, Altera Law Group, May 18, 2004: US06736322 (251 worldwide citation)

A user is provided with a secure database containing information in diverse categories that relates to the user and that may be represented at least in part in bar code form and communicated with light from a mobile communications device. The diverse information is obtained from any combination of a ...


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Gregory Tad Kishi: Automated reclamation scheduling override in a virtual tape server. International Business Machines Corporation, Altera Law Group, October 16, 2001: US06304880 (228 worldwide citation)

An automated reclamation scheduling system and method are taught for managing storage reclamation on a virtual tape server. Where reclamation-off times are set by a user, an automated administrator may override the settings depending on the number of scratch tapes that are available. The fewer scrat ...


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Mark A Samuels, Krishna S Kumar, Garrett T Robinson, J David Farquhar, Allison Minton, Diedre Williams, Michael R Hatch, Alan M Smith, Teresa Woods, Mark Vreeke: Integrated alignment devices, system, and methods for efficient fluid extraction, substance delivery and other applications. SpectRx, Altera Law Group, August 2, 2005: US06925317 (212 worldwide citation)

An alignment device and related systems and methods for aligning at least one apparatus with respect to a surface of a tissue. The alignment device comprises a tissue interface member suitable for positioning on the surface of the tissue and mating with the apparatus to maintain alignment of the app ...


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Philip Ginzboorg, Jan Erik Gustav Ekberg, Pekka Johannes Laitinen, Antti Ylä J umlaut over: Implementation of access service. Nokia Telecommunications Oy, Altera Law Group, May 29, 2001: US06240091 (204 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the implementation of an access service in a telecommunications network comprising an access network, a network providing services, and user-operated terminals which are connected to the access network. The access service is offered by connecting the user terminal to the net ...