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Kenneth O Marion: Fuel dispensing and retail system providing for transponder prepayment. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett P L L C, June 13, 2000: US06073840 (338 worldwide citation)

A fueling system for conducting a transaction with a prepaid remote communication unit. The system includes wireless communication electronics for communicating with a remote communication unit, a dispenser and customer interface for conducting a transaction and accepting payment, and a control syst ...


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Roy Lim, Michael C Sherman, Kevin T Foley: Minimally invasive expanding spacer and method. SDGI Holdings, Coats & Bennett P L L C, August 8, 2006: US07087055 (337 worldwide citation)

A minimaly invasive spacer for positioning between vertebral members. The spacer is adjustable between a first orientation having a reduced size to facilitate insertion between the vertebral members. A second orientation has an enlarged size for contacting the vertebral members. The spacer includes ...


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Roy Lim, Kevin T Foley, Michael C Sherman: Minimally invasive expanding spacer and method. SDGI Holdings, Coats & Bennett P L L C, July 4, 2006: US07070598 (320 worldwide citation)

A minimaly invasive spacer for positioning between vertebral members. The spacer is adjustable between a first orientation having a reduced size to facilitate insertion between the vertebral members. A second orientation has an enlarged size for contacting the vertebral members. The spacer includes ...


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William S Johnson Jr: Cryptography security for remote dispenser transactions. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett P L L C, June 20, 2000: US06078888 (276 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to providing secure transactions with a tag and POS device associated with a host network authorization system. In doing so, the tag is adapted to bi-directionally communicate with a POS device, preferably a fuel dispenser, which further communicates with a host network to prov ...


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Mona Singh: System and method for forwarding messages to a subscriber device. Telefonaktiebolaget L M Ericsson, Coats & Bennett P L L C, June 11, 2002: US06405035 (273 worldwide citation)

A method and system of forwarding messages to a subscriber. The invention includes a host server for receiving messages from a communications network. The message is forwarded to at least one of a plurality of devices associated with the subscriber. The host server will receive a signal from one of ...


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Benjamin S Withrow: Fuel transaction system for enabling the purchase of fuel and non-fuel items on a single authorization. Gilbarco, Coats & Bennett P L L C, September 12, 2000: US06116505 (228 worldwide citation)

A fueling transaction system that holds open a customer account after a pay-at-the-pump transaction is authorized. If the customer wishes to select non-fuel goods and services within the associated convenience store or restaurant, she may do so within a pre-programmed allotment of time. If the custo ...


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Billy G Moon, Brian Bankler, Tammy A Wooldridge, Vikas Jain: Method and apparatus for using a touch screen display on a portable intelligent communications device. Ericsson, Coats & Bennett P L L C, August 13, 2002: US06433801 (226 worldwide citation)

A portable intelligent communications device is provided which includes a cellular telephone and a computer-controlled touch screen display. The touch screen display is a high-resolution graphics display which acts as a graphical user interface. Since the touch screen display is smaller in size than ...


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Bruce Emerson Wilcox, Mark Gordon Douglas: Multiple antenna impedance optimization. Ericsson, Coats & Bennett P L L C, July 19, 2005: US06920315 (224 worldwide citation)

A multiple antenna mobile communication device, such as a cellular telephone, having multiple radios and multiple antennas located in close proximity to each other uses a parallel tuning circuit to optimize the isolation between the antennas. The parallel tuning circuit can include multiple impedanc ...


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David R Irvin: Cellular phone that displays or sends messages upon its arrival at a predetermined location. Ericsson, Coats & Bennett P L L C, March 19, 2002: US06360101 (211 worldwide citation)

A mobile communication device, such as a cellular telephone, determines its current location and compares the current location to one or more target locations stored in a target location memory. When the current location of the mobile communication terminal is within one of the target locations in m ...


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Anders Waesterlid: Method for facilitating electronic communications. Ericsson, Coats & Bennett P L L C, January 31, 2006: US06993325 (197 worldwide citation)

A communication method allows members of an affinity group to obtain up-to-date information concerning the status of other members of the affinity group. Each member of the affinity group is provided with a communication device for communicating with other members. The communication device includes ...