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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Methods for surveying dissemination of proprietary empirical data. Digimarc Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, January 19, 1999: US05862260 (782 worldwide citation)

An automated system checks networked computers, such as computers on the internet, for watermarked audio, video, or image data. A report listing the location of such audio, video or image data is generated, and provided to the proprietor(s) thereof identified by the watermark information.


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Frank A Lawler, Joseph H Matthews III: Program time guide. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, December 17, 1996: US05585838 (672 worldwide citation)

A program time guide for an interactive viewing system allows a user to control the time and channels for which program information is displayed. The user can navigate through the program time guide to identify and select desired programs. The program time guide displays information for various type ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Steganography methods employing embedded calibration data. Digimarc Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, June 3, 1997: US05636292 (583 worldwide citation)

An identification code signal is impressed on a carrier to be identified (such as an electronic data signal or a physical medium) in a manner that permits the identification signal later to be discerned and the carrier thereby identified. The method and apparatus are characterized by robustness desp ...


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Frank A Lawler, Joseph H Matthews III: System and method for automatically recording programs in an interactive viewing system. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, September 8, 1998: US05805763 (551 worldwide citation)

A program recording system is provided to allow a user of an interactive viewing system to record a preselected program. The interactive viewing system includes at least one program guide that allows user selection of a program for recording. In response to the user selection, the system sets a reco ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Graphics processing system employing embedded code signals. Digimarc Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, June 16, 1998: US05768426 (471 worldwide citation)

An identification code signal is impressed on a carrier to be identified (such as an electronic data signal or a physical medium) in a manner that permits the identification signal later to be discerned and the carrier thereby identified. The method and apparatus are characterized by robustness desp ...


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Jean Pierre De Vries: Place specific buddy list services. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, November 22, 2005: US06968179 (461 worldwide citation)

An information service provides search and notifications to inform when certain people (e.g., friends, family, business contacts, etc.) are nearby so as to facilitate communications with those people. Users may define lists of people whose locations may be tracked by positioning equipment based on p ...


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Frank A Lawler: Automated selective programming guide. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Cambell Leigh & Whinston, May 26, 1998: US05758259 (451 worldwide citation)

This method includes a method of identifying for a selected viewer a preferred program available from an interactive television or televideo (IT) system at a selected time. The IT system establishes for each viewer a database or table of viewer preferences representing the particular characteristics ...


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John O Hayhurst: Anchoring and manipulating tissue. Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, February 11, 1997: US05601557 (441 worldwide citation)

A method whereby an anchor member is configured to provide anchorage of its attached suture within a hole drilled in a bone.


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John O Hayhurst: Suture clip. Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, January 7, 1992: US05078731 (440 worldwide citation)

Eliminates the need for tying knots in sutures. The clip (20) is slidable in an open position along sutures (12) that extend from a suturing site. With the clip (20) at the suturing site, the sutures (12) are tensed and the clip is forced into a closed position that fixes the position of the clip (2 ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Methods for controlling systems using control signals embedded in empirical data. Digimarc Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, November 3, 1998: US05832119 (432 worldwide citation)

An embedded multi-bit signal is steganographically detected from empirical data, such as image or audio data, and some aspect of a related system's operation is controlled in accordance therewith. One application of the invention is a video playback or recording device that is controlled in accordan ...



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