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William Richard Dubrul, Richard E Fulton: Occlusion, anchoring, tensioning and flow direction apparatus and methods for use. Artemis Medical, James F Hann, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, October 21, 2003: US06635068 (439 worldwide citation)

Wires, catheters, endoscopes, etc. and their methods that have flow directed distal ends, which allow and facilitate management of these devices during use are disclosed. Additionally instant invention allows for distal anchoring so that the device will remain in a location once it has arrived and i ...


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William Richard Dubrul, Richard E Fulton: Dilating and support apparatus with disease inhibitors and methods for use. Artemis Medical, James F Hann, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, September 17, 2002: US06450989 (400 worldwide citation)

A dilating and support apparatus with disease inhibitors and methods for use is disclosed that is particularly useful for repairing and/or serving as a conduit for body passageways that require reinforcement, dilatation, disease prevention or the like. Such apparatuses are utilized to deliver a ther ...


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Fang Cheng Chang, Yao Ting Wang, Yagyensh C Pati: Design rule checking system and method. Numerical Technologies, Mark A Haynes, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, October 22, 2002: US06470489 (353 worldwide citation)

A method for performing design rule checking on OPC corrected or otherwise corrected designs is described. This method comprises accessing a corrected design and generating a simulated image. The simulated image corresponds to a simulation of an image which would be printed on a wafer if the wafer w ...


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David C Lee, Peter S S Wang, Anne G O&apos Connell: Transparent access to network attached devices. 3Com Corporation, Ernest J Beffel Jr, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, July 29, 2003: US06601101 (302 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to transparent access to network attached devices, such as network attached storage devices, Web servers or database servers. In particular, the present invention provides hand-off protocols that are transparent to a network client, with the advantage that physical devi ...


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Hsiang Lan Lung: Self-aligned, programmable phase change memory. Macronix International, Mark A Haynes, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, June 17, 2003: US06579760 (299 worldwide citation)

A self-aligned, nonvolatile memory structure based upon phase change materials, including chalcogenides, can be made with a very small area on an integrated circuit. The manufacturing process results in self-aligned memory cells requiring only two array-related masks defining the bit lines and word ...


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Fang Cheng Chang, Yao Ting Wang, Yagyensh C Pati: Data hierarchy layout correction and verification method and apparatus. Numerical Technologies, Mark A Haynes, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, April 9, 2002: US06370679 (298 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for the correction of integrated circuit layouts for optical proximity effects which maintains the original true hierarchy of the original layout is provided. Also provided is a method and apparatus for the design rule checking of layouts which have been corrected for optical ...


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Darren P Briggs, Brady O Bruce, Michael W Mitchell, Emile L Reed IV: Method and apparatus for selectively sharing and passively tracking communication device experiences. Fatbubble, Ernest J Beffel Jr, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, July 18, 2006: US07080139 (262 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes methods and devices for passively tracking and selectively sharing user experiences with communication devices, including computers, web-enabled telephones, and PDAs. User rating or comments on their experiences can be captured. Particular aspects of the present invent ...


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Kelly Schwarzhoff, Ramshankar Venkat: Method of retrieving schemas for interpreting documents in an electronic commerce system. Commerce One Operations, Ernest J Beffel Jr, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, July 8, 2003: US06591260 (235 worldwide citation)

A method and computer system are described for conducting commercial transactions by the exchange of electronic documents. The computer system includes a transaction services network, which comprises a plurality of transaction servers for providing services to support commercial transactions. Tradin ...


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Hsiang Lan Lung: Spacer chalcogenide memory method and device. Macronix International, Ernest J Beffel Jr, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, March 8, 2005: US06864503 (230 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes devices and methods to form memory cell devices including a spacer comprising a programmable resistive material alloy. Particular aspects of the present invention are described in the claims, specification and drawings.


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Peter S S Wang, David C Lee, Anne G O&apos Connell: Virtually addressing storage devices through a switch. 3Com Corporation, Ernest J Beffel Jr, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, November 30, 2004: US06826613 (225 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to transparent access to network attached storage devices, configured to any of several protocols, such as SCSI over IP, NAS or NASD. In particular, the present invention provides for using a switch to transparently aggregate storage devices. The switch appears as a vir ...