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Karin Buettner Janz, Bernd Derr, Klaus Peter Erkel, Hans Joachim Helisch, Kurt Schellnack, Roland Schumann: Intervertebral disc endoprosthesis. Humboldt Universitaet zu Berlin, Jordan and Hamburg, July 26, 1988: US04759766 (646 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral disc endoprothesis comprises two symmetrical, concave end plates with an intermediate convex spacing piece. The end plates and the spacing piece have a plane guide rim. The end plates either have an edge shoulder or an annular groove for a toroid provided on the spacing piece. Alte ...


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Shunro Tachibana, Uichi Shibata: Endermic application kits for external medicines. Shunro Tachibana, Meiji Seika Kaisha, Jordan and Hamburg, September 4, 1990: US04953565 (561 worldwide citation)

An endermic application kit for external medicines comprises a container for retaining liquid containing drug, a device for supplying the liquid containing drug into the container, a drug permeable layer attached to the container to cover a bottom opening of the container, and an ultrasonic oscillat ...


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Masahiro Hamano: Electronic gaming machine. Takasago Electric, Jordan and Hamburg, April 27, 1993: US05205555 (535 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an electronic gaming machine, in which after a game is executed by betting playing mediums such as tokens, the number of playing mediums to be paid is determined in response to the result of game. The electronic gaming machine includes a plurality of reels, and when ...


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Yoichi Okuda, Koichi Ozaki, Takashi Yamaguchi, Keiichi Yoshida, Junichi Sasa: Progressive gaming system. Konami, Jordan and Hamburg, May 1, 2001: US06224484 (512 worldwide citation)

A progressive gaming system comprises a plurality of gaming machines, each of which is constructed to perform a predetermined main game in response to an operation of a player and gives a prize to the player when a winning combination is formed in the main game; and a progressive unit for counting a ...


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Ketsu Oh: Motion-controlled video entertainment system. Konami, Jordan and Hamburg, April 1, 1997: US05616078 (510 worldwide citation)

A motion-controlled video entertainment system includes markers to be attached at a specified position on a player; a detector operable to detect threo-dimensional positions of the markers; a calculator operable to calculate posture parameters of the player based on the detected three-dimensional po ...


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Yoshihiro Kinoshita, Isao Matsuoka, Yoichi Okuda: Gaming apparatus and method that indicates odds for winning card hands. Konami, Jordan and Hamburg, October 19, 1999: US05967894 (319 worldwide citation)

An image display game apparatus has a display screen which displays randomly selected five cards with their faces up. Based on the player's evaluation of the cards, the player selectively presses a first group of push buttons to select unwanted cards and indicate replacement of the cards. When the p ...


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Makoto Tokunaga: Lighting unit. Inoue Denki Co, Jordan and Hamburg, December 20, 1994: US05375043 (310 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a lighting unit of an indirect type, capable of varying the luminance and color of illumination with respect to a target to be lit thereby ensuring an effective display of the target, and further capable of using itself as a display unit. The lighting unit comprises a light guide plate ...


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Fuminori Suzuki, Singo Ichikawa: DC-to-DC Voltage converter. Citizen Watch Company, Jordan and Hamburg, May 29, 1984: US04451743 (276 worldwide citation)

A DC-to-DC voltage converter is disclosed for converting the voltage from a battery to provide a power supply voltage whose value can be equal to the battery voltage multiplied by or divided by a non-integral factor, e.g. 2/3. The converter operates on the principle of capacitor charge switching, an ...


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Katsuji Okumura: Multiple robot control system using grid coordinate system for tracking and completing travel over a mapped region containing obstructions. Automax Kabushiki Kaisha, Jordan and Hamburg, June 16, 1987: US04674048 (270 worldwide citation)

A control system for a mobile robot calculates the instantaneous position of the robot, and sequentially stores data representative of the respective robot positions. The system studies and stores a range which the robot is to travel, and calculates a running pattern of the robot in the specific ran ...


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Peter Litschko, Torsten Henning, Jörg Beinemann, Wolfgang Fried, Werner Linss: Method for generating patient-specific implants. 3di, Jordan and Hamburg, August 23, 2005: US06932842 (257 worldwide citation)

An implant is generated which is functionally and aesthetically adapted to the patient with a greater degree of precision, irrespective of the size, form and complexity of the defect, whereby the implant can be produced and operatively inserted into the patient over a short time period and in a simp ...



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