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Mark Carlson, Surendra Keshan, Patrick Faith: Systems and methods for secure and transparent cardless transactions. Visa U, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, David B Raczkowski, February 21, 2012: US08121942 (59 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and apparatus for handling and/or authorizing payment requests by a consumer for a transaction are provided. Payment information can be sent directly from a consumer to a non-merchant, thereby allowing no new entities to obtain the payment information. Transaction identifiers can b ...


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Mark Carlson, Surendra Keshan, Patrick Faith: Cardless challenge systems and methods. Visa U, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, David B Raczkowski, February 21, 2012: US08121956 (58 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and apparatus for handling and/or authorizing payment requests by a consumer for a transaction are provided. Challenge questions may be presented from the non-merchant to the consumer after receiving the payment information, thereby allowing a judicious determination of when to ask ...


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Eric Bezar, Doug Chasman, Dean Jacobs, Simon Wong: Implementing formulas for custom fields in an on-demand database. salesforce com, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, David B Raczkowski, October 12, 2010: US07814052 (43 worldwide citation)

The efficiency and versatility for the implementation of formulas in an on-demand database is improved. Formulas are categorized. Based at least partly on the categorization, formulas are evaluated synchronously or asynchronously. An asynchronous evaluation may be performed if a certain set of crite ...


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Peter Bain: Method and apparatus for concurrent calculation of cyclic redundancy checks. Altera Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, David B Raczkowski, November 3, 2009: US07613991 (42 worldwide citation)

Circuits and methods provide the concurrent calculation of CRC bits for messages from different channels, where one part of a message is received at a time. Context buffers store certain state variables of the CRC calculation for each channel. The context buffers output data in a synchronized manner ...


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Yuk Ming Dennis Lo, Kwan Chee Chan, Wai Kwun Rossa Chiu, Charles Cantor: Fetal genomic analysis from a maternal biological sample. The Chinese University Of Hong Kong, Sequenom, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, David B Raczkowski, June 18, 2013: US08467976 (23 worldwide citation)

Systems, methods, and apparatus for determining at least a portion of fetal genome are provided. DNA fragments from a maternal sample (maternal and fetal DNA) can be analyzed to identify alleles at certain loci. The amounts of DNA fragments of the respective alleles at these loci can be analyzed tog ...


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Eric Chan, Craig Weissman, Paul Nakada, Dave Moellenhoff, Todd McKinnon: Systems and methods for securing customer data in a multi-tenant environment. salesforce com, Kilpatrick Townsend & Stockton, David B Raczkowski, November 29, 2011: US08069153 (10 worldwide citation)

Network security is enhanced in a multi-tenant database network environment using a query plan detection module to continually poll the database system to locate and raise an alert for suspect query plans. Security also can be enhanced using a firewall system sitting between the application servers ...


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Jeffrey Lerner: Baselining amplification data. Bio Rad Laboratories, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, David B Raczkowski, May 18, 2010: US07720611 (10 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, and systems are provided for processing a data set representing an amplification curve having a baseline portion and a growth portion. Peak objects are generated by taking a derivative of the data set. The first peak object having a value greater than a threshold is identified. A ...


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James G Schleicher II: Clock gating in a structured ASIC. Altera Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, David B Raczkowski, September 8, 2009: US07587686 (9 worldwide citation)

Circuits and methods use clock gating to reduce power consumption in select parts of a structured ASIC. A clock distribution network includes a deterministic portion, a configurable portion, and one or more clock gating circuits. The deterministic portion employs a predetermined arrangement of condu ...


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Yan Chong, Chiakang Sung, Joseph Huang, Michael H M Chu: Read-side calibration for data interface. Altera Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, David B Raczkowski, March 24, 2009: US07509223 (8 worldwide citation)

Circuits, methods and apparatus are provided to reduce skew among signals being received by a data interface. Signal path delays are varied such that data and strobe signals received at a memory interface are calibrated or aligned with each other along a rising and/or falling edge. For example, self ...


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Laura Reese: Selectively disabled output. Altera Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, David B Raczkowski, January 20, 2009: US07479798 (6 worldwide citation)

Circuits, methods, and apparatus are directed to an integrated circuit having a disabling element that can disable a reading of data from the circuit. Once the disabling element is set to not allow a reading of the data, the disabling element cannot be changed to allow a reading of the data. The dat ...