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Steven Drucker, Charles T Liamos, Fredric Colman, Mark Lortz, Kelley Lipman, Feng Jiang, Henrik Bacho: Blood glucose tracking apparatus and methods. TheraSense, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, Andrew V Smith, May 9, 2006: US07041468 (523 worldwide citation)

A measurement module for glucose testing includes a glucose testing measurement module housing, a test strip receptacle formed in the housing, and a connector portion formed in the housing and shaped to permit mechanical removable attachment of the housing to a hand-held computer. Electronics determ ...


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Bomy Chen: Memory device and method of operating same. Silicon Storage Technology, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, August 30, 2005: US06937507 (248 worldwide citation)

An array of phase changing memory cells that includes a current source, a voltage sensor, a plurality of conductive bit lines electrically connected to the current source, a plurality of conductive word lines each electrically connected to a ground plane via a first resistor and to the voltage senso ...


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Bomy Chen: Memory device with discrete layers of phase change memory material. Silicon Storage Technology, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, August 9, 2005: US06927410 (234 worldwide citation)

A phase changing memory device, and method of making the same, that includes programmable memory material disposed between a pair of electrodes. The programmable memory material includes discrete layers of phase change material, separated by conductive interface layers, that exhibits relatively stab ...


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Brent Bilger: Home automation system and method. Destiny Networks, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, June 28, 2005: US06912429 (220 worldwide citation)

A home automation system and method for automatic control of controlled devices throughout a home. A unique architecture of occupancy sensors includes entry/exit sensors for detecting movement through doorways that separate rooms in the home, room motion sensors for detecting room occupancy, spot se ...


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Brent Bilger: Occupancy sensor and method for home automation system. Destiny Networks, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, June 21, 2005: US06909921 (211 worldwide citation)

A room occupancy sensor, a home automation system and a method for automatic control of controlled devices throughout a home. A unique architecture of occupancy sensors includes entry/exit sensors for detecting movement through doorways that separate rooms in the home, room motion sensors for detect ...


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William John Saiki, Hieu Van Tran, Sakhawat M Khan: High voltage generation and regulation system for digital multilevel nonvolatile memory. Silicon Storage Technology, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, March 15, 2005: US06867638 (206 worldwide citation)

A high voltage generator provides high voltage signals with different regulated voltage levels. A charge pump generates the high voltage, and includes a quadrature phase forward and backward Vt-canceling high-voltage self-biasing charge pump with a powerup-assist diode. A high voltage series regulat ...


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Dennis R Hollars: Thin-film solar cells. Miasole, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, December 13, 2005: US06974976 (192 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing improved thin-film solar cells entirely by sputtering includes a high efficiency back contact/reflecting multi-layer containing at least one barrier layer consisting of a transition metal nitride. A copper indium gallium diselenide (Cu(InXGa1−X)Se2) absorber layer (X rangin ...


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William J Earl, Terry G Hahn, Dhanabal Ekambaram: System and method for managing software upgrades in a distributed computing system. Agami Systems, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, November 15, 2005: US06966058 (165 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing software upgrades in a distributed computing system. The distributed computing system may include a plurality of nodes which provide one or more fault-tolerant services. The system and method perform software upgrades in a sequential or “rolling” manner (e.g., node b ...


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David W Downes: Pari-mutuel sports wagering system. DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, June 28, 2005: US06910965 (153 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to sports and event wagering, particularly to a new sport and event wagering game and system. This game and supporting system allows pari-mutuel wagering with respect to new areas other than horse or dog racing, which will expand the sports wagering industry to encompass new a ...


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Michael J DeLuca: Red-eye filter method and apparatus. FotoNation Ireland, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, Andrew V Smith, May 9, 2006: US07042505 (130 worldwide citation)

A digital camera has an integral flash and a means for storing and displaying a digital image. Under certain conditions, a flash photograph taken with the camera may result in a red-eye phenomenon due to a reflection within an eye of a subject of the photograph. The digital camera has a red-eye filt ...