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Mark Edward Fisher, Robert John Manulik: Apparatus and method for telecommunication routing and parameter negotiation. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven W Roth, James R Nock, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, April 15, 2003: US06549946 (105 worldwide citation)

According to the preferred embodiments of the present invention, a method and an apparatus for efficiently and accurately processing incoming connection establishment requests is disclosed. The present invention allows the signaling provider of the network interface software to determine ownership o ...


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Herman Lee Blackmon, Robert Allen Drehmel, Kent Harold Haselhorst, James Anthony Marcella: Data routing using status-response signals. International Business Machines Corporation, James R Nock, January 28, 2003: US06513091 (86 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for routing data between bus devices, where each bus device is connected to a centralized switch via a point-to-point bus connection. The plurality of point-to-point bus connections collectively form a system bus. After a command is issued on the system bus, each bus device re ...


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Brent Carlson, Tore Dahl, Bradley Fawcett, Timothy Graser: Method of error handling in a framework. International Business Machines Corporation, Roy W Truelson, James R Nock, April 18, 2000: US06052525 (72 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method of developing a software system using Object Oriented Technology. The present invention addresses the problem of providing a technical foundation for the development of software applications using Object Oriented Technology and frameworks. The present invent ...


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George Willard Van Leeuwen, Gordon James Smith: Mobile client-based station communication based on relative geographical position information. International Business Machines Corporation, Christopher H Lynt, Matthew J Bussan, James R Nock, July 22, 2003: US06597906 (72 worldwide citation)

Mobile client based wireless communication is enhanced by using geographical position information of a respective mobile client relative to one or more communication dead zones. When a mobile client is approaching a dead zone, data communications can be delayed until the dead zone is traversed, or g ...


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Jaydip Bhaumik, Robert Andrew Kertis, Klaas Berend Klaassen, Raymond Alan Richetta, Jacobus Cornelis Leonardus Van Peppen: Magneto-resistive asymmetry correction circuit. International Business Machines Corporation, Christopher H Lynt, James R Nock, June 4, 2002: US06400518 (71 worldwide citation)

A circuit arrangement for correcting magneto-resistive head asymmetry includes a shift circuit which receives a read signal from a magneto-resistive head, and a polarity signal indicative of the polarity of any asymmetry of the read signal. Depending on the polarity of the asymmetry, the shift circu ...


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Nghia Van Phan, Michael James Rohn: Placement of conductive stripes in electronic circuits to satisfy metal density requirements. International Business Machines Corporation, Karuna Ojanen, James R Nock, October 16, 2001: US06305000 (62 worldwide citation)

An electronic circuit and a method of designing the electronic circuit having conductive fill stripes which are electrically attached to the power distribution or to the signal routing of the circuit. Preferably, the conductive fill stripes are electrically attached to the power distribution and are ...


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Carol Ann Egan, Earl Walter Emerick, Thomas Alan Shore: Computer application and methods for autonomic upgrade maintenance of computer hardware, operating systems and application software. International Business Machines Corporation, James R Nock, November 24, 2009: US07624393 (46 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides methods and a computer-readable program for providing autonomic, event driven upgrade maintenance of one or more software modules residing on a computer system. In a preferred embodiment, a method begins by detecting a predefined triggering event on the computer system ...


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Gordon James Smith: Method and apparatus for improving a thermal response of a magnetoresistive element. International Business Machines Corporation, Matthew J Bussan, James R Nock, February 27, 2001: US06195219 (40 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for improving a thermal response of a (magnetoresistive) MR element. In one embodiment, the thermal response is improved by reducing the heat transfer from the MR element to a shield layer. For example, an insulation layer between the MR element and the shield layer may be a m ...


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Dennis L Fox, James A Hagan, John Patrick Hagen, Paul Henry Hanson, Theresa Marie Lewis, Janice Blue Ostrom, Douglas Howard Piltingsrud, Steven F Starcke, R Paul Thicke: Apparatus and method for reclaiming a disk substrate for use in a data storage device. Hitachi Global Storage Technologies Netherlands, Grant A Johnson, James R Nock, June 24, 2003: US06582279 (29 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method of reclaiming a disk substrate. The cost of reclaiming a disk substrate can be lower, and the quality higher, than making a new one from a blank. A layer of a data storage disk is stripped, e.g., by acid/oxidizing bath immersion. The stripped disk is polished in a carrier bet ...


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Hiroyuki Takenoshita, Hideki Sasaki, Tomohisa Nakamura, Seiji Koyama: Electronic equipment including an apparatus for cooling interior of housing. International Business Machines Corporation, James R Nock, November 27, 2007: US07301767 (27 worldwide citation)

An electronic equipment of the present invention includes housings and, a substrate, electronic components mounted on the substrate, a heatsink which is connected to the electronic component, connection means and for connecting the heatsink to the housing depending on a temperature in the housing an ...