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Jeffrey Lange: Financial products having a demand-based, adjustable return, and trading exchange therefor. Longitude, Covington & Burling, November 20, 2001: US06321212 (683 worldwide citation)

This invention provides methods and systems for trading and investing in groups of demand-based adjustable-return contingent claims, and for establishing markets and exchanges for such claims. The advantages of the present invention, as applied to the derivative securities and similar financial mark ...


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Sunil Paul: Apparatus and method for controlling delivery of unsolicited electronic mail. Bright Light Technologies, Covington & Burling, April 18, 2000: US06052709 (596 worldwide citation)

In a system and method and system for controlling delivery of unsolicited electronic mail messages, one or more spam probe e-mail addresses are created and planted at various sites on the communications network in order to insure their inclusion on large-scale electronic junk mail ("spam") mailing l ...


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Sunil Paul: System and method for filtering unsolicited electronic mail messages using data matching and heuristic processing. Bright Light Technologies, Covington & Burling, December 7, 1999: US05999932 (547 worldwide citation)

A system for eliminating unsolicited electronic mail generates and stores a user inclusion list including identification data for identifying e-mail desired by the user. Data from one or more fields of incoming electronic mail messages are compared with the identification data stored in the user inc ...


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Cathy C Northington, Louis J Goodson: Open-architecture system for real-time consolidation of information from multiple financial systems. Bank of America Corporation, Michael A Covington & Burling Springs, October 3, 2000: US06128602 (417 worldwide citation)

An open-architecture system automatically consolidates information from a plurality of financial systems into a single accounting system without the need for expensive and time-consuming backroom procedures. The system enables an entity to use multiple independent and potentially incompatible financ ...


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Thomas R Eames, Charles A Eldering: Video, data and telephony gateway. Next Level Communications, Covington & Burling, November 13, 2001: US06317884 (266 worldwide citation)

A residential gateway for distributing video, data and telephony services is disclosed. The gateway has a MPEG bus connected from a network interface module to a first and a second video processors. A microprocessor controls the first and second video processors by sending control signals across a c ...


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Thomas R Eames, Tevfik M Uraz, Grant E Moulton: In-home wireless. Next Level Communications, Covington & Burling, December 10, 2002: US06493875 (228 worldwide citation)

In a residential environment with more than one analog television set a residential gateway has a network interface module which receives signals from a telecommunications network. The signals contain compressed digital video information which is routed within the gateway to a video module for the g ...


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Mark S Land, Steven J Kruy, Andrew T Perlman, Edward A Walvick: System and method for establishing a call telecommunications path. Cignal Global Communications, Covington & Burling, May 12, 1998: US05751706 (203 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a path establishment device and method for establishing a path for a telecommunications call. In a preferred embodiment, the path establishment device of this invention includes an originating call processor in communication with an originating telecommunications network and ...


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Marcy L Freed, Howard Tucker: Method and apparatus for treating oropharyngeal respiratory and oral motor neuromuscular disorders with electrical stimulation. ESD Liability Company, Covington & Burling, March 6, 2001: US06198970 (172 worldwide citation)

A simple, non-invasive device and method for treating oropharyngeal, respiratory, and oral motor neuromuscular disorders provides electrical stimulation to various regions of a patient. The method and device offer an effective and non-invasive treatment for these disorders. The device is an electric ...


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Jamily Pentz, Emmet Burns, Richard J Collins, R Bruce Montgomery, A Allen Kendle: Data card. Bank of America Corporation, Michael A Springs, Covington & Burling, October 29, 2002: US06471127 (125 worldwide citation)

A data card is reduced in size from the conventional standard size credit card. Accessibility of the card is enhanced because the card may be stored in a separate location from conventionally sized cards, such as on a key-chain or similar device. The card of the present invention has a means for sto ...


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David D Strunk, Aaron D Kephart, Steven J Liseski, Robin M Fields: System and method for interactive advertising. Bank of America Corporation, Michael A Springs, Covington & Burling, March 16, 2004: US06708176 (116 worldwide citation)

An interactive advertising and public announcement system having storage and processing capabilities, as well as a display device, configured to store, process and/or display a media presentation. The media presentation proceeds according to a Playlist that may incorporate links to web-based content ...