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James E Nicholson, Rickey D Hart: Bone fastener. Innovasive Devices, Choate Hall & Stewart, December 7, 1993: US05268001 (456 worldwide citation)

A bone fastener for fixing either a suture or a rivet within a predrilled bone hole includes an expandable sleeve having an axial bore and a pin forcibly insertible into the axial bore, the expandable sleeve being configured to be insertible into a bore drilled in bone, at least a portion of the pin ...


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James R Davis, Christopher M Schmandt: Automobile navigation system using real time spoken driving instructions. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Choate Hall & Stewart, January 5, 1993: US05177685 (439 worldwide citation)

An automobile navigation system which provides spoken instructions to the driver of an automobile to guide the driver along a route is disclosed. The heart of the system is a computing apparatus comprising a map database, route finding algorithms, a vehicle location system, discourse generating prog ...


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Rickey D Hart: Suture attachment device. Innovasive Devices, Choate Hall & Stewart, May 20, 1997: US05630824 (396 worldwide citation)

A suture locking button is described. The device includes a base element with a first axial passage for receiving at least one, and preferably two, suture filaments that is attached via a frangible membrane to a locking dement. The locking dement is adapted for movement from a first position, where ...


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James E Nicholson, Rickey D Hart, John Rice: Bone fastener. Innovasive Devices, Choate Hall & Stewart, March 10, 1998: US05725529 (357 worldwide citation)

A bone fastener including an expandable member having an axial channel and an elongated element insertable into the axial channel is described. The expandable member is configured to be insertible into a bore drilled in bone. The distal end of the expandable member also may include a structure for a ...


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James E Nicholson, Rickey D Hart, John Rice: Bone fastener. Innovasive Devices, Choate Hall & Stewart, June 15, 1999: US05911721 (297 worldwide citation)

A bone fastener including an expandable member having an axial channel and an elongated element insertable into the axial channel is described. The expandable member is configured to be insertible into a bore drilled in bone. The distal end of the expandable member also may include a structure for a ...


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Dennis McDevitt: Suture anchor assembly and methods. Innovasive Devices, Choate Hall & Stewart, July 1, 1997: US05643321 (290 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor assembly is described which includes an elongated insertion stem and an approximately cylindrical anchoring element having an axial channel for receiving the insertion stem. In its nonexpended state, the anchoring element can be placed into a pre-filled opening in a bone. An expander ...


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Bhavani M Thuraisngham, William R B Ford, Marie S Collins, Jonathan P O Keeffe: System for multilevel secure database management using a knowledge base with release-based and other security constraints for query, response and update modification. Choate Hall & Stewart, October 11, 1994: US05355474 (259 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for an integrated architecture for an extended multilevel secure database management system. The multilevel secure database management system processes security constraints to control certain unauthorized inferences through logical deduction upon queries by users and is implemented when th ...


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Dennis McDevitt: Suture anchor assembly and methods. Innovasive Devices, Choate Hall & Stewart, July 22, 1997: US05649963 (253 worldwide citation)

A suture anchor assembly is described which includes an elongated insertion stem and an approximately cylindrical anchoring dement having an axial channel for receiving the insertion stem. In its nonexpended state, the anchoring dement can be placed into a pre-drilled opening in a bone. An expander ...


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Marjan Krajewski Jr, John C Chipchak, David A Chodorow, Jonathan T Trostle, Peter T Baldwin: Electronic information network user authentication and authorization system. The Mitre Corporation, Choate Hall & Stewart, December 31, 1996: US05590199 (245 worldwide citation)

A system for authenticating and authorizing a user to access services on a heterogenous computer network. The system includes at least one workstation and one authorization server connected to each other through a network. A user couples a personally protectable coprocessor (smart card) to the works ...


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Moungi G Bawendi, Jason Heine, Klavs F Jensen, Jeffrey N Miller, Ronald L Moon: Quantum dot white and colored light emitting diodes. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hewlett Packard Company, Elizabeth E Nugent, Choate Hall & Stewart, December 31, 2002: US06501091 (244 worldwide citation)

An electronic device comprising a population of quantum dots embedded in a host matrix and a primary light source which causes the dots to emit secondary light of a selected color, and a method of making such a device. The size distribution of the quantum dots is chosen to allow light of a particula ...



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