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Colin Savage: System and method for secure and anonymous communications. Ponoi, Ronald Abramson, Sheryl L Sandridge, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, August 27, 2002: US06442687 (156 worldwide citation)

The invention provides secure and anonymous communications over a network, which is accomplished by imposing mechanisms that separate a users' actions from their identity. In one embodiment, involving use of the Internet, an http request, which normally contains both identity and action informa ...


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Peter Chi Hsiung Liu, Soubir Acharya: System and method for high performance enterprise data protection. Syncsort Incorporated, Ronald Abramson, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, May 3, 2011: US07937547 (59 worldwide citation)

High performance, enterprise-level data protection system and method provides efficient block-level incremental snapshots of primary storage devices, and instant availability of such snapshots in immediately mountable form that can be directly used in place of the primary storage device. Related sys ...


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Stephen H Lewis: Method for efficient input device selection of onscreen objects. Ronald Abramson, Peter A Sullivan, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, November 23, 1999: US05990862 (51 worldwide citation)

The present invention tunes, or focuses, an input device's effective targeting capability to the task at hand in a computer system. If there are only 5 choices selectable by a user on a given active screen area on the computer's display device, the present invention logically constrains the input de ...


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Michael Philip Kaufman, Micah Philip Silverman: System and method for generating automatic user interface for arbitrarily complex or large databases. Michael Philip Kaufman, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, January 8, 2008: US07318066 (43 worldwide citation)

A software system automatically and dynamically generates a fully functional user interface (UI) based upon, and connected directly to, an underlying data model (as instantiated within a relational database management system (RDBMS)). The UI derives from an automated interrogation of the RDBMS, and ...


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Kerry D O Mara, Paul J Smalser Sr: Piezoresistive input device. Hasbro, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, April 23, 1996: US05510812 (43 worldwide citation)

An input device for computers or electronic games using piezoelectric elements. Four piezoelectric devices are mounted on a base in positions ninety degrees apart. A user actuation element, such as a directional control pad and or a joystick is pivotally disposed on the base above the piezoelectric ...


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Eduardo Guillermo Soukup: Coupling system for bar structures. Ronald Albramson, Peter A Sullivan, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, March 7, 2000: US06032430 (32 worldwide citation)

A quick assembling coupling system for bar structures consists of an annular disk containing a number of radial sleeves having their longitudinal axes distributed about the annular disk such that the ends of the bars are held in the sleeves by a prismatic lock cover inserted in the center of the ann ...


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Kerry D O Mara: Optical joystick using a plurality of multiplexed photoemitters and a corresponding photodetector. Hasbro, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, April 15, 1997: US05621207 (31 worldwide citation)

An electro-optical input device for computers or electronic games which uses electro-optical elements to sense input from a user. A user actuation element, such as a directional control pad or a joystick is pivotally disposed on a printed circuit board. Two photoemitters are mounted on the printed c ...


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Peter Chi Hsiung Liu: Method of performing a high-performance backup which gains efficiency by reading input file blocks sequentially. Syncsort Incorporated, Ronald Abramson, Sheryl L Sandridge, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, July 2, 2002: US06415300 (31 worldwide citation)

An improved method of performing a high-performance backup of a computer system is described, which reduces disk read time and thus gains efficiency by reading input file blocks sequentially rather than the order in which the block appear in the original files. The improved method involves reading t ...


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Dietrich Meyerhofer, Herschel C Burstyn: Optical system for a head mounted display. Hasbro, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, April 8, 1997: US05619373 (29 worldwide citation)

An optical system for a Head Mounted Display for a virtual reality system that employs a single high-resolution display to generate separate right-eye and left-eye images for presentation to a user. The display projects a single image onto an array of adjacent lenses that serve to magnify it, and to ...


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Mehmet C Oz, Gerald M Lemole, Alan Lotvin, Juan P Umana, William Allen, Howard P Levin: Method and apparatus for circulatory valve repair. The Trustees of Columbia University in the City of New York, Hughes Hubbard & Reed, Lisa A Chiarini, Walter M Egbert III, May 13, 2014: US08721665 (27 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for the repair of a cardiovascular valve has leaflets comprising a grasper capable of grabbing and co-apting the leaflets of the valve. In a preferred embodiment, the grasper has jaws that grasp and immobilize the leaflets, and then a fastener is inserted to co-apt the leaflets. The app ...