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Vincent Bryan, Alex Kunzler: Human spinal disc prosthesis. Spinal Dynamics Corporation, Gardner Carton & Douglas, October 7, 1997: US05674296 (835 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a spinal disc endoprosthesis. The endoprosthesis has a resilient body formed of one or more materials which may vary in stiffness from a relatively stiff exterior annular gasket portion to a relatively supple central nucleus portion. Concaval-convex elements at least partly ...


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Kevin H Pike: Catheter hubs having a valve. Vadus, Gardner Carton & Douglas, October 19, 1999: US05967490 (208 worldwide citation)

A catheter hub including a housing having a connection end defining a first fluid passageway and a catheter end defining a second fluid passageway. The housing includes a plurality of hub walls arranged in a geometric configuration. The hub walls define a valve chamber. The catheter hub further incl ...


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John M Belcea: Time division protocol for an ad-hoc, peer-to-peer radio network having coordinating channel access to shared parallel data channels with separate reservation channel. MeshNetworks, Joseph J Buczynski, Gardner Carton & Douglas, October 19, 2004: US06807165 (197 worldwide citation)

A novel protocol for an ad-hoc, peer-to-peer radio network that provides collision-free channel access with an emphasis on improving geographic reuse of the frequency spectrum. The protocol of the invention is executed on the reservation or control channel, and provides a method for allocating data ...


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James A Levin, Daniel A Kauwell: Visualization of Internet search information. Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Gardner Carton & Douglas, August 13, 2002: US06434556 (185 worldwide citation)

A method and system for presenting a visual representation of search results relating to information on a computer network. A complex relevance rating scheme for generating a relevance rating for each match of the search results. The display space is defined with a display space relevance profile. A ...


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Bruce E Brown, D Brent Israelsen: System and method for document-driven processing of digitally-signed electronic documents. iLumin Corporation, Vernon W Francissen, Gardner Carton & Douglas, December 30, 2003: US06671805 (181 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method for digitally signing an electronic document by a plurality of signers includes determining a signing role of each signer; identifying a to-be-signed portion of the document corresponding to the signing role of each signer; receiving an indication from each signer to di ...


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Jeffery D Arnett: Valve assembly. Vadus, Gardner Carton & Douglas, October 6, 1998: US05817069 (158 worldwide citation)

A valve assembly having a body, an end cap, a resilient septum, and an actuator. The body forms a plurality of fluid recesses. The end cap defines a plurality of projections that form channels. The septum is positioned between the body and the end cap. An actuator device is positioned adjacent the s ...


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Kevin H Pike: Catheter apparatus having valved catheter hub and needle protector. Vadus, Gardner Carton & Douglas, September 21, 1999: US05954698 (126 worldwide citation)

Catheter apparatus having a needle protector attached to a catheter hub. The needle protector includes a needle. The catheter hub defines a valve chamber. A valve is positioned in the chamber for controlling fluid flow through the chamber. The catheter apparatus is used to insert a catheter in a blo ...


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Finn Gramnas: An adjustable resilient foot prosthesis. Gardner Carton & Douglas, December 27, 1994: US05376133 (117 worldwide citation)

An artificial foot which includes a foot blade and a hollow cylindrical body which extends at an angle to the foot blade and which is connected thereto in a manner to permit relative movement therebetween. The foot also includes a two-part brace which is displaceable and adjustably mounted in an upp ...


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Danny Paul Reed, Jim Moreau, Marco Charles Lanza, Conrad Jan Sawicz: Passenger service and entertainment system. Sextant In Flight Systems, Gardner Carton & Douglas, May 2, 2000: US06058288 (116 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides an entertainment and passenger service system for use in aircrafts and other passenger vehicles. Video monitors are provided at the passenger seats which are connected to entertainment sources located at an head end location via a direct, individual, point to point sig ...


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Finn Gramnas: Adjustable prosthesis joint. Gramtec Innovation, Gardner Carton & Douglas, September 28, 1999: US05957981 (98 worldwide citation)

An adjustable prosthesis joint, such as a prosthesis ankle or a prosthesis foot, and intended primarily for causing setting of the angular relation between an attachment means (4) forming part thereof for affixing the prosthesis joint (1) to a cooperating body part, and a detail (17) being angularly ...