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Ron K Cytron, David Edward Taylor, Benjamin Curry Brodie: Method and device for high performance regular expression pattern matching. Exegy Incorporated, Thompson Coburn, Benjamin L Volk Jr Esq, April 20, 2010: US07702629 (111 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein is an improved architecture for regular expression pattern matching. Improvements to pattern matching deterministic finite automatons (DFAs) that are described by the inventors include a pipelining strategy that pushes state-dependent feedback to a final pipeline stage to thereby en ...


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Naveen Singla, Scott Parsons, Mark A Franklin, David E Taylor: Method and system for high speed options pricing. Exegy Incorporated, Thompson Coburn, Benjamin L Volk Jr Esq, November 23, 2010: US07840482 (33 worldwide citation)

A high speed technique for options pricing in the financial industry is disclosed that can provide both high throughput and low latency. A parallel/pipelined architecture is disclosed for computing an implied volatility in connection with an option. Parallel/pipelined architectures are also disclose ...


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Ronald S Indeck, Ron Kaplan Cytron, Mark Allen Franklin: Associative database scanning and information retrieval. Washington University, Thompson Coburn, Benjamin L Volk Jr Esq, June 23, 2009: US07552107 (16 worldwide citation)

A method and device are disclosed for an associative and approximate, analog or digital scanning of databases that allows for the asynchronous accessing of data from a mass storage medium. The invention includes providing dedicated analog and digital circuitry and decision logic at the mass storage ...


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Ewing B Gourley: Method and apparatus for processing pharmaceutical orders to determine whether a buyer of pharmaceuticals qualifies for an “own use” discount. Ewing B Gourley, Thompson Coburn, Benjamin L Volk Jr Esq, December 29, 2009: US07640170 (5 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and apparatus for processing pharmaceutical orders to determine whether a buyer of pharmaceuticals qualifies for an “own use” discount. “Own use” discounts on pharmaceuticals are available for a limited class of buyers under 35 U.S.C. §13c. Under one method, an auditor receives ...


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Rebecca Bartholomew: Picture frame/shelf combination. Thompson Coburn, Benjamin L Volk Jr Esq, June 17, 2008: US07386951 (3 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods for personalizing a picture. In a preferred embodiment, the invention provides a picture display apparatus including a body, a shelf extending from the body, and a plurality of pre-selected accessories. Preferably, a peel-off adhesive removably adheres the accessories to the sh ...


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