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Jeffrey L Kodosky, Hugo Andrade, Brian K Odom, Cary P Butler: System and method for configuring an instrument to perform measurement functions utilizing conversion of graphical programs into hardware implementations. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, April 17, 2001: US06219628 (281 worldwide citation)

A system and method for configuring an instrument to perform measurement functions, wherein the instrument includes a programmable hardware element. A graphical program is first created, wherein the graphical program implements a measurement function. The graphical program may include a front panel ...


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Erik J Wagner, Michael C Dinsdale: Surgical cable system and method. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, October 12, 1999: US05964769 (278 worldwide citation)

A surgical cable system and method for securing surgical cable around a portion of a human element (e.g., bone) is described. The surgical cable system may include a connector and a tensioner. The connector may be adapted to hold a pin, positionable within the connector, such that the pin may secure ...


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Harold J Vinegar, Eric de Rouffignac: Remediation method. Board of Regents of the University of Texas System, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, August 15, 2000: US06102622 (250 worldwide citation)

A method is provided to remove contaminants that are more dense than water from a contaminated volume of earth, the contaminants pooled above a layer of earth, the method comprising the steps of: providing an essentially horizontal wellbore along the interface between the layer of earth and the cont ...


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Omid Sojoodi, Robert Dye, Murali Parthasarathy, Ram Kudukoli: System and method for accessing object capabilities in a graphical program. National Instruments Corporation, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, August 20, 2002: US06437805 (246 worldwide citation)

A system and method for creating a graphical program, wherein the graphical program is operable to access capabilities of an object. During creation of the graphical program, the user operates to place an object node in the graphical program, wherein the object node is operable to access capabilitie ...


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Brian L Hazlehurst, Scott M Burke, Kristopher E Nybakken: Intelligent query system for automatically indexing in a database and automatically categorizing users. Webmd Corporation, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, September 11, 2001: US06289353 (240 worldwide citation)

An intelligent Query Engine (IQE) system automatically develops multiple information spaces in which different types of real-world objects (e.g., documents, users, products) can be represented. Machine learning techniques are used to facilitate automated emergence of information spaces in which obje ...


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Erik J Wagner: Spinal fixation system. Spinal Concepts, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, October 17, 2000: US06132430 (234 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation implant system for correction and fixation of the human spine to facilitate an anatomically correct fusion. The spinal fixation system may include a connector, a spinal rod, a spinal fixation component, and a fastener. The spinal fixation component preferably includes a fixation de ...


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Erik J Wagner, Michael C Dinsdale: Surgical cable system and method. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, May 21, 2002: US06391030 (233 worldwide citation)

A surgical cable system and method for securing surgical cable around a portion of a human element (e.g., bone) is described. The surgical cable system may include a connector and a tensioner. The connector may be adapted to hold a pin, positionable within the connector, such that the pin may secure ...


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Hossein Moiin: System and method for modifying membership in a clustered distributed computer system and updating system configuration. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, August 22, 2000: US06108699 (227 worldwide citation)

Multiple nodes can concurrently gain membership in a cluster of nodes of a distributed computer system by broadcasting reconfiguration messages to all nodes of the distributed computer system. In response to a reconfiguration request resulting from a node petitioning to join a cluster or a node leav ...


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Thomas A Dye: System and method for managing system memory and/or non-volatile memory using a memory controller with integrated compression and decompression capabilities. Interactive Silicon, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, January 2, 2001: US06170047 (225 worldwide citation)

An integrated memory controller (IMC) which includes data compression and decompression engines for improved performance. The memory controller (IMC) of the present invention preferably sits on the main CPU bus or a high-speed system peripheral bus such as the PCI bus and couples to system memory. T ...


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Thomas A Dye: Parallel decompression and compression system and method for improving storage density and access speed for non-volatile memory and embedded memory devices. Interactive Silicon, Jeffrey C Hood, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, November 7, 2000: US06145069 (217 worldwide citation)

A flash memory controller and/or embedded memory controller including MemoryF/X Technology that uses data compression and decompression for improved system cost and performance. The Compression Enhanced Flash Memory Controller (CEFMC) of the present invention preferably uses parallel lossless compre ...