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Michael L Obradovich: Centralized control and management system for automobiles. American Calcar, Kaye Scholer, August 14, 2001: US06275231 (317 worldwide citation)

In a control and management system for automobiles, a central processor in the system connects traditionally unrelated vehicle subsystems together to realize synergistic functions such as smart driving, automatic parking, etc. A master interface having a display is employed in the system to help a u ...


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Nicholas J Elsey, Michael A Kepler, Timothy A Timmins, Michael T Samudio: Technique for providing personalized information and communications services. Metro One Telecommunications, Kaye Scholer, June 17, 2008: US07388950 (272 worldwide citation)

A user may utilize a communication device, e.g., a wireless phone, mobile device or personal digital assistant (PDA), to contact an information/call center where an operator provides personalized information and communications services to the user in accordance with the invention. Such services incl ...


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Michael L Obradovich, John D Pirtle, Steven W Schebesch: Technique for effective navigation based on user preferences. American Calcar, Kaye Scholer, April 1, 2003: US06542812 (244 worldwide citation)

In a navigation device, user profiles may be stored and used to navigate a user who may be driving in a vehicle, on foot, or in other mode of transportation. Each user profile corresponds to one of the user's personae. For example, the user business profile corresponding to the user's busi ...


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Michael L Obradovich, Philip E White: Technique for effectively providing maintenance and information to vehicles. American Calcar, Kaye Scholer, June 22, 2004: US06754485 (204 worldwide citation)

In an automobile, communications to and from the automobile are in the form of messages. Such messages are referred to as “electronic car-mail” or “C-mail” messages as each message has a destination or origination address which includes an identifier, e.g., a vehicle identification number (VIN), ide ...


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Michael A Kepler: Process and system for the annotation of machine-generated directions with easily recognized landmarks and other relevant information. Metro One Telecommunications, Kaye Scholer, November 5, 2002: US06477460 (190 worldwide citation)

A method and system for annotating machine-generated directions for a route with retain signage and other readily-recognizable landmarks. The coordinates of a selected area of the route are obtained. The selected area of the route can be any portion of the route from an origination point to a destin ...


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Nicholas J Elsey, Michael T Samudio, Timothy A Timmins: Technique for effectively providing concierge-like services in a directory assistance system. Metro One Telecommunications, Kaye Scholer, August 10, 2004: US06775371 (174 worldwide citation)

Telephone users desiring directory assistance services are connected via standard telephone procedures to a directory assistance provider, such as an operator. An operator provides the destination number and initiates a connection to that number. Once that connection is initiated, the connection is ...


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Michael L Obradovich, John D Pirtle, Steven W Schebesch: Technique for suggesting favorites in navigation. American Calcar, Kaye Scholer, December 7, 2004: US06829532 (137 worldwide citation)

In a navigation device, user profiles may be stored and used to navigate a user who may be driving in a vehicle, on foot, or in other mode of transportation. Each user profile corresponds to one of the user's personae. For example, the user business profile corresponding to the user's busi ...


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Kenneth S Bailey: Virtual credit card access device for mobile communications equipment. John M Kaye Scholer Fierman Hays & Handler Johnson, December 5, 2000: US06157824 (126 worldwide citation)

In mobile telephone communication equipment that is not owned by the user, but merely rented ad-hoc, a method for paying for the use of the equipment and any attendant call charges or other fees is described herein. The apparatus consists of a proximity device previously loaded with the user's credi ...


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Nicholas J Elsey, Michael A Kepler, Michael Essex, John S Stafford: Enhanced directory assistance service providing individual or group directories. Metro One Telecommunications, Kaye Scholer, March 22, 2005: US06870921 (114 worldwide citation)

Individuals and groups of individuals, such as corporations, are provided access to one or more private directories. The private directories can be edited by an administrator. Access to the private directories may be limited by administrators of the private directories. Access to private directories ...


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Edward J Seppi, Marcel Marc, John Ford: Radiation scanning of objects for contraband. Varian Medical Systems Technology, Brandon N Sklar, Kaye Scholer, September 5, 2006: US07103137 (110 worldwide citation)

A scanning unit for identifying contraband within objects, such as cargo containers and luggage, moving through the unit along a first path comprises at least one source of a beam of radiation movable across a second path that is transverse to the first path and extends partially around the first pa ...