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Gregory A Ehlers, James H Turner, Joseph Beaudet, Ronald Strich, George Loughmiller: System and method of controlling delivery and/or usage of a commodity. Robertshaw Controls Company, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, May 24, 2011: US07949615 (162 worldwide citation)

A system and method manage delivery of energy from a distribution network to one or more sites. Each site has at least one device coupled to the distribution network. The at least one device controllably consumes energy. The system includes a node and a control system. The node is coupled to the at ...


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Gregory A Ehlers, James H Turner, Joseph Beaudet, Ronald Strich, George Loughmiller: System and method for controlling usage of a commodity. Robert Shaw Controls Company, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, April 7, 2009: US07516106 (133 worldwide citation)

A system and method manage delivery of energy from a distribution network to one or more sites. Each site has at least one device coupled to the distribution network. The at least one device controllably consumes energy. The system includes a node and a control system. The node is coupled to the at ...


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Jeffrey George, Edward Sepich, Thomas E Soukup: Gaming machine with proximity sensing touchless display. Konami Gaming, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, October 1, 2013: US08545322 (89 worldwide citation)

A device for providing a proximity sensing touchless display to a gaming machine is provided. The device includes a processor, a display coupled to the processor, and a touchless input interface coupled to the processor and being implemented by the display for receiving input from the player. The in ...


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Chang Jun Ahn: Transmitter, receiver, transmitting method, receiving method, and program. National Institute of Information and Communications Technology, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, December 15, 2009: US07633850 (71 worldwide citation)

A coding section 201 of a transmitter receives an input of a transmitting signal and LDPC-codes the received signal, a serial-to-parallel conversion section 102 converts the coded signal from serial to parallel, and outputs m (m≧2) intermediate signals, a unitary matrix modulation section 103 modula ...


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Stuart L Axelson Jr, Jens Rueber, Jose Luis Moctezuma de la Barrera, Peter Zimmermann: Method of virtually planning a size and position of a prosthetic implant. Stryker Leibinger & Co KG, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, December 31, 2013: US08617174 (54 worldwide citation)

A system for virtually planning a size and position of a prosthetic implant for a bone on a patient includes a database containing pre-defined form factor information for a plurality of different implants and a circuit for obtaining surface shape information of the bone. The system further includes ...


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Kurt D Rueb, V Robert Jackson, Jarrad V Morden: Laser projection systems and methods. Metris Canada, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, June 9, 2009: US07545517 (47 worldwide citation)

A laser imaging system and method of projecting a laser template on a surface, including independently determining a position and orientation of the surface using an external metrology device, independently determining a position and orientation of a laser projector using the metrology device, gener ...


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Michael J Brown: Firearm including improved hand guard. Adcor, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, March 27, 2012: US08141285 (39 worldwide citation)

A firearm includes a receiver and a barrel connected to the receiver. A hand guard extends from the receiver and defines a hand guard bore. The receiver includes a threaded end and the hand guard includes a flange extending into the hand guard bore and abutting the receiver about the threaded end. A ...


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Scott Christopher Olive, Kent Bradley Young: Gaming machine and method for providing a bonus award. Aruze Gaming America, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, September 25, 2012: US08272934 (33 worldwide citation)

A game device and a method allow a player to play a game on the gaming machine. The gaming machine has a main display and a user interface. The game has a main game and a bonus game. The method includes the steps of (i) allowing the player to place a wager on the main game, (ii) playing the main gam ...


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Doug Huber: System and method for capturing images from mobile devices for use with patron tracking system. Konami Gaming, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, April 6, 2010: US07693306 (28 worldwide citation)

A system and method of tracking a patron in a gaming environment uses a database that stores known images and known text descriptions of existing patrons. An image of a patron is captured by an image capture device, and a text description of the patron is obtained. The image and the text description ...


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Daniel W King: Continuous production of plastic siding panels with separate shingle appearance. Tapco International Corporation, Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC, August 17, 2010: US07775008 (28 worldwide citation)

A method and an apparatus for continuously producing elongated siding panels is disclosed. The apparatus includes a conveyor, a plurality of mold plates, and a die for extruding a sheet of material onto the mold plates. The mold plates are formed of a rigid material and positioned adjacent one anoth ...