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Tyler Thomas Parham, William K Bertram: Techniques for generating random awards using a plurality of average values. Gaming Enhancements, Brian N Young, Trellis IP Law Group PC, August 18, 2009: US07575517 (200 worldwide citation)

A method of providing a game for a gaming device is provided. The method includes providing a plurality of average values. Average values in the plurality of average values represent different values of a prize pool. A wager amount and an input to initiate game play are received. An average value is ...


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Richard S Cerami, Timothy Figueroa, Roxanna Storaasli: Proactive service request management and measurement. Qwest Communications International, Brian N Young, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, April 18, 2006: US07032016 (159 worldwide citation)

A method for managing a repair process for a fault between a proactive network repair system and customer service system using a repair ticketing system is provided. The method includes detecting the fault in the proactive network repair system. Once detected, an indication of the fault is sent to t ...


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Madhu Yarlagadda, Patrick Loo, David H Nakayama: Voice integrated VOIP system. Yahoo, Brian N Young, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 22, 2006: US07095733 (136 worldwide citation)

An integrated VoIP unified message processing system includes a voice platform that processes data in native VoIP format. There is no use of hardware telephone interface cards (TICs) or software transcoding to transform data to PCM or other formats. Cost reductions are achieved by the elimination of ...


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Paul Spaeth, Douglas Jones, Adam Creighton: Method and system for implementing a loyalty merchant component. Visa U, Brian N Young, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, July 19, 2005: US06920611 (105 worldwide citation)

A loyalty merchant component for facilitating communications amongst cardholder systems, merchant servers and a loyalty host for purposes of processing loyalty transactions is provided. The loyalty merchant component performs a number of interface functions between the loyalty host and the merchant ...


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Aloke Guha, Gary B McMillian, Chris T Santilli: Method and apparatus for efficient scalable storage management. Copan Systems, Brian N Young, Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group PC, February 20, 2007: US07181578 (98 worldwide citation)

A hybrid centralized and distributed processing system includes a switching device that connects a storage processor to one or more servers through a host channel processor. The switching device also connects the storage processor to one or more storage devices such as disk drive arrays, and to a me ...


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Diane S Montgomery legal representative, Tyler T Parham: Multi-game machine and method for simultaneous play. Tyler T Parham, Brian N Young, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, March 7, 2006: US07008319 (78 worldwide citation)

An electronic gaming device having a plurality of games available for selection by a user allows selection of multiple games for concurrent play. One or more of the multiple games selected by the user in turn are utilized to create composite pay tables. These selection-dependant pay tables in turn p ...


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Gilles Van Ruymbeke: Laptop touchpad with integrated antenna. K Tech Devices Corporation, Brian N Young, Townsend and Townsend Crew, April 30, 2002: US06380930 (69 worldwide citation)

An antenna for wireless communication into a touchpad module. A touchpad module, which can be inserted into an aperture in a laptop computer, includes a touch sensor for detecting touch in a touch sensor circuit for processing signals from the touch sensor. The antenna is connected to a port (input ...


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Richard S Cerami, Timothy Figueroa, Roxanna Storaasli: Fault management in a VDSL network. Qwest Communications International, Brian N Young, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, December 27, 2005: US06981039 (66 worldwide citation)

A method for managing a plurality of failures in a video and data network is provided. The method includes discovering a failure in the video and data network. The discovered failure is the root cause of the failure. Next, the root cause failure is correlated with the plurality of failures to determ ...


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Steve Fredrick Hartung, Kim Bang Le, Aloke Guha: Method and apparatus for just in time RAID spare drive pool management. Copan System, Brian N Young, Charles J Kulas, Trellis IP Law Group PC, October 7, 2008: US07434090 (66 worldwide citation)

Spare disk drive management in a storage system. The storage system comprises disk drives and spare disk drives. Spare disk drives are initially kept in power-off state. The storage system detects the failure of a disk drive and selects a spare disk drive to replace the failed disk drive. The spare ...


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Marc Tarpenning, Ben Kavanah, Brian Slesinsky: Certificate handling for digital rights management system. Gemstar Development Corporation, Brian N Young, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, January 28, 2003: US06513117 (63 worldwide citation)

A delivery system for managing security keys uses three key pairs to establish, register, move and revoke rights in a device to view protected information. The first and second key pairs cooperate to establish a secure certificate containing a device public and private key, and the pairs of keys are ...