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David A Farber, Richard E Greer, Andrew D Swart, James A Balter: Optimized network resource location. Digital Island, IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, February 6, 2001: US06185598 (635 worldwide citation)

Resource requests made by clients of origin servers in a network are intercepted by reflector mechanisms and selectively reflected to other servers called repeaters. The reflectors select a best repeater from a set of possible repeaters and redirect the client to the selected best repeater. The clie ...


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David William Kravitz: Payment and transactions in electronic commerce system. Certco, IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, February 22, 2000: US06029150 (594 worldwide citation)

A method of payment in an electronic payment system wherein a plurality of customers have accounts with an agent. A customer obtains an authenticated quote from a specific merchant, the quote including a specification of goods and a payment amount for those goods. The customer sends to the agent a s ...


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Eduardo J Moura, Jan M Gronski: Asymmetric hybrid access system and method. Hybrid Networks, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, December 17, 1996: US05586121 (393 worldwide citation)

An asymmetric network communication system for use in a client-server environment having independent forward and return channels operating at different speeds and/or under different protocols on the same or different communication media to provide efficient utilization of shared resources. A network ...


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Frank Wells Sudia: Method for securely using digital signatures in a commercial cryptographic system. Certco, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 19, 1997: US05659616 (369 worldwide citation)

A system for securely using digital signatures in a commercial cryptographic system that allows industry-wide security policy and authorization information to be encoded into the signatures and certificates by employing attribute certificates to enforce policy and authorization requirements. In addi ...


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Toshiki Saburi, Yasuhiro Mizutani, Naoyuki Kawazoe, Yoshiaki Fukatsu, Satoshi Koike, Teiyuu Kimura, Shunichi Ogawa, Takekazu Terui, Hiroshi Ando, Masahiro Higuchi: Image display unit. Nippondenso, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, June 2, 1998: US05760931 (346 worldwide citation)

A heads-up display unit provided with a display device serving as display image forming means which displays a display image. A hologram serves as a reflecting means, and reflects the display light emitted from the display device, causing reflection of the display image on the interior surface of a ...


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Takakazu Mori, Takashi Nakamura: Apparatus and method for controlling light distribution of headlamp. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, August 26, 1997: US05660454 (318 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for controlling the light distribution of a headlamp includes a vehicle speed sensor; a calculating device for estimating a position to be reached by the vehicle after a predetermined time along a forward roadway of the vehicle on the basis of a vehicle speed and information representin ...


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Arthur E Uber III, Alan D Hirschman, Thomas R Welch, Rosemary Almon Martin: Patient specific dosing contrast delivery systems and methods. Medrad, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, November 24, 1998: US05840026 (306 worldwide citation)

This invention relates generally to the field of medical devices for delivering contrast media during medical diagnostic and therapeutic imaging procedures and more particularly, this invention relates to improved contrast media delivery systems and methods of use which allow adjustment of contrast ...


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Akihiko Nojima, Takashi Yanagisawa: Information display apparatus for vehicles. Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, June 9, 1998: US05764139 (306 worldwide citation)

An information display apparatus for vehicles for securely providing the driver with only information corresponding to the running condition, the information display apparatus comprising an information processor for receiving information detected by various sensors and monitors and for detecting the ...


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Masahiro Hara, Motoaki Watabe, Tadao Nojiri, Takayuki Nagaya, Yuji Uchiyama: Optically readable two-dimensional code and method and apparatus using the same. Nippondenso, Kabushiki Kaisha Toyota Chuo Kenkyusho, Cushman Darby & Cushman IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, March 10, 1998: US05726435 (298 worldwide citation)

A two-dimensional code 1 consists of three positioning symbols 2, a data region 3, timing cells 4 and an apex detecting cell 5. The shape of the whole code 1 is a square having the same number of vertical and lateral cells. A scanning line passing through the center of each positioning symbols 2 alw ...


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Hiroshi Shimoura, Kenji Tenmoku: Object recognition apparatus and method. Sumitomo Electric, IP Group of Pillsbury Madison & Sutro, September 4, 2001: US06285393 (250 worldwide citation)

An object recognition apparatus that can recognize an object in an image acquired by an on-vehicle camera mounted on a vehicle with high efficiency and accuracy. A recognition processing is carried out in a cut off range, which is cut off from the image, and in which an object to be recognized is su ...