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Bodin Dresevic, Donald D Chinn, Gregory C Hitchcock: Method for validating a signed program prior to execution time or an unsigned program at execution time. Microsoft Corporation, John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, June 26, 2001: US06253374 (175 worldwide citation)

Validating a signed program prior to execution time or an unsigned program at execution time. A program is validated by checking the input parameters to the instructions of the program to prevent errors associated with executing an instruction using an invalid input parameter. Both signed programs a ...


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Jason Phillips Young: Floor game for team building. Interface, Kyle M Globerman Esq, John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, July 3, 2001: US06254101 (75 worldwide citation)

A floor game including tiles which are laid on a playing surface forming a playing area, and an optical instrument. Each tile is covered by a polarized film. A path across the playing area is revealable by utilizing the optical instrument available to a game facilitator. The players see a design on ...


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Barrett Morris Kreiner, Edward Paul Litwin: Method and system for processing a memory map to provide listing information representing data within a database. BellSouth Intellectual Property Corporation, John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, September 25, 2001: US06295526 (50 worldwide citation)

Target elements of a search query are selected by referring to elements or listings within a data structure called a memory map module. Each target element is pre-validated against data available within a database (related to the memory map module). The memory map module has an index to the data as ...


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Martin R Bozlee: Device and method for advertising and carrying bags with handles. Grabb It, Michael K Dixon Esq, John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, March 12, 2002: US06354645 (44 worldwide citation)

The handle of the present invention is formed from a sheet of pliable material having a periphery with two opposed convex edges separated by two opposed concave edges. Two parallel fold-lines join the concave edges. When the sheet is folded, the body forms symmetrical walls that are fastened togethe ...


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William B S Pressly Sr, Charles A Vaughn Sr, G Samuel Brockway, Thomas R Ellis: Safety syringe. Syringe Development Partners L L C, Mitchell G Stockwell Esq, John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, June 13, 2000: US06074370 (33 worldwide citation)

A syringe apparatus and process for using the same is provided, the syringe apparatus having a barrel, a plunger movable within the barrel, a needle assembly attached to an end of the barrel and having a passageway therethrough, a deformable base positioned within the barrel, flexible supports inclu ...


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Joseph F Morrissey Jr, Jeff Walters: Luminaire starting aid device. Acuity Brands, Geoff L Sutcliffe Esq, John S Pratt Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, September 17, 2002: US06452340 (32 worldwide citation)

A starting aid for a luminaires includes a trigger circuit for supplying a trigger voltage pulse to a lamp in response to the presence of a line voltage signal supplied by a photodetector, a feedback circuit for detecting the lamp voltage and means, responsive to the line voltage signal and the feed ...


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Robert L Knox, John C Reddy: Compact folding wrench. J H Williams Company, John S Pratt Esq, Scott T Weingaertner Esq, Kilpatrick & Cody, August 6, 1996: US05542322 (30 worldwide citation)

A compact, foldable wrench having a head for engaging a threaded fastener to be rotated, and a handle pivotally attached to the head for use in a folded position substantially surrounding the head or an open position projecting radially from the head. The head may contain an opening to receive a fas ...


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John A Ogden, John F Warlick: Method for using acoustic shock waves in the treatment of medical conditions. Healthtronics Surgical Services, John S Pratt Esq, Camilla C Williams Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, May 21, 2002: US06390995 (30 worldwide citation)

This invention relates to methods for medical treatment of a variety of pathological conditions associated with bone environments and musculoskeletal environments, including the treatment of ischemic conditions such as bursitis. The method involves applying a sufficient number of acoustic shock wave ...


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William W Lapp, Marcus M Moore, Joseph M Walker, Raymond F Strawn: Skin-holding vent cutter. Stork Gamco, John S Pratt Esq, Mitchell G Stockwell Esq, Kilpatrick Stockton, April 21, 1998: US05741176 (26 worldwide citation)

A device is disclosed that completely cuts out and removes the vent, including its orbicular muscle, of a slaughtered animal, such as poultry, pigs or other such animals. A centering pin nests within a holding element that has a roughened face surface for capturing the skin of the animal around the ...


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