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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner: Method and apparatus for targeted advertising. Discovery Communications, Andrews & Kurth L, May 18, 2004: US06738978 (470 worldwide citation)

A novel network controller for use with a digital cable headend capable of monitoring and controlling set top terminals in a television program delivery system is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for a network controller that manages a configuration of set top terminals in a ...


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Michael E Golden, William A Rundquist: Method and apparatus for providing guaranteed quality/class of service within and across networks using existing reservation protocols and frame formats. Enron Warpspeed Services, Gary L Bush, Andrews & Kurth, May 13, 2003: US06563793 (203 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus provide reserved bandwidth and QOS/COS virtual circuit connections in a network using both conventional and novel reservation protocols and frame formats. An apparatus according to the invention includes an enterprise control point that communicates with switches via a reserve ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner, Eric C Berkobin: Set top terminal that stores programs locally and generates menus. Discovery Communications, Andrews Kurth, December 7, 2004: US06828993 (174 worldwide citation)

A viewer interface for a television program delivery system is described. The innovation relates to methods and devices for viewer pathways to television programs. Specifically, the interface involves hardware and software used in conjunction with a television at the viewer home to create a user fri ...


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Jay Salkini, Thomas V Joseph III: Multi-protocol wireless communication apparatus and method. TECORE, Andrews Kurth, June 28, 2005: US06912230 (124 worldwide citation)

A scalable, multi-protocol mobile switching center in a wireless communications network provides communications control for digital and analog wireless communications devices including devices that operate according to GSM and IS-41 standards. The hardware and software architecture of the switching ...


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Jose Antonio R Condado: Multi-purpose catheters, catheter systems, and radiation treatment. Condado Medical Devices Corporation, Andrews Kurth, June 10, 2008: US07384411 (122 worldwide citation)

Tis invention is new apparatuses and methods for treatments to be used from inside conduits or biological pathways. Examples of the biological pathways in which these new apparatuses and methods may be used include arteries, veins, and respiratory ways. Multi-purpose catheters (10) and catheter syst ...


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Peter A Stenger: Transmission line to waveguide interconnect and method of forming same including a heat spreader. Northrop Grumman Corporation, Andrews Kurth, January 20, 2009: US07479841 (121 worldwide citation)

An MMIC chip is disclosed that includes a planar substrate having a first surface and a second surface, a conductive layer having an opening on the first surface, a transmission line on the second surface, at least one conductor extending from the conductive layer to the second surface defining a wa ...


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David L Roper, James W Cady, James Wilder, James Douglas Wehrly Jr, Jeff Buchle, Julian Dowden: Pitch change and chip scale stacking system. Staktek Group, Andrews Kurth L, J Scott Denko, May 30, 2006: US07053478 (108 worldwide citation)

The present invention stacks integrated circuits into modules that conserve board surface area. In a two-high stack or module devised in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention, a pair of integrated circuits is stacked, with one integrated circuit above the other. The two int ...


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Kelvin C James, Michael D Henderson, Joseph J Degioanni: Emergency facility video-conferencing system. Emtel, Gary L Bush, James L Jackson, Andrews Kurth Mayor Day Caldwell Keeton, April 9, 2002: US06369847 (107 worldwide citation)

A medical video-teleconferencing and treatment system, having a central video-conferencing station and one or more remote video-conferencing stations and a communications link establishing video-conferencing communication therebetween. A central video monitor and audio system is located at the centr ...


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Harlan R Isaak, Andrew C Ross, Glen E Roeters: Panel stacking of BGA devices to form three-dimensional modules. Staktek Group, Andrews Kurth L, April 12, 2005: US06878571 (98 worldwide citation)

A chip stack comprising at least one base layer including a base substrate having a first conductive pattern disposed thereon. The chip stack further comprises at least one interconnect frame having a second conductive pattern disposed thereon which is electrically connected to the first conductive ...


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Joseph L De Bellis: Search-on-the-fly/sort-on-the-fly search engine for searching databases. Pedestrian Concepts, Andrews Kurth, July 6, 2004: US06760720 (93 worldwide citation)

A Sort-on-the-Fly/Search-on-the-Fly search engine provides an intuitive mechanisms for searching databases, allowing a user to access data in the database without having to know anything about the database structure. A user selects a desired search term, and the search engine searches the database f ...