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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Method and apparatus for robust information coding. Digimarc Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, May 5, 1998: US05748783 (446 worldwide citation)

A digital signal is imperceptibly embedded into an input source signal, such as an image or video signal, to produce an encoded (sometimes termed "watermarked") signal. The principle of quasi-rotational symmetry is employed to facilitate detection of the embedded signal notwithstanding rotation of t ...


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Frank A Lawler, Joseph H Matthews III: Program reminder system. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, December 16, 1997: US05699107 (439 worldwide citation)

A program reminder system is provided to remind a user of an interactive viewing system when a preselected program is available. The interactive viewing system includes at least one program guide that allows user selection of a program for which a reminder is to be set. When a reminder has been set, ...


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Bruce A Peterson, Michael E Hogard, Harley D Johnson, Thomas D Kelly, Jean M Long, William G Preston Jr: Method and apparatus for kidney dialysis. Althin Medical, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, September 21, 1993: US05247434 (402 worldwide citation)

A number of improvements relating to methods and apparatuses for kidney dialysis are disclosed. These include checking of dialysate bypass status using flow measurement; using a flow sensor to confirm the absence of ultrafiltration during bypass; automatic testing of ultrafiltration function by remo ...


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John O Hayhurst: Apparatus and method for manipulating and anchoring tissue. Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, May 23, 1995: US05417691 (391 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for manipulating and anchoring tissue is provided. The invention is directed to solving the problem of manipulating and anchoring tissue within a joint when access to that tissue is limited, for example, during arthroscopic surgery. The apparatus includes an anchor member (10 ...


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Srivatsan Parthasarathy, Hadi Partovi, Benjamin W Slivka, Charles E Kindel Jr: Automatic software downloading from a computer network. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, February 12, 2002: US06347398 (390 worldwide citation)

A method and system to automatically locate, download, verify, install, register and display computer software components from a computer network like the Internet or an intranet. The method and system is used to provide dynamic or interactive multimedia components in HTML documents with HTML tags. ...


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Jonathan A Forbes, Jeremy D Stone, Srivatsan Parthasarathy, Michael J Toutonghi, Michael V Sliger: Software package management. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, April 30, 2002: US06381742 (389 worldwide citation)

A software package manager uses a distribution unit containing components for a software package and a manifest file that describes the distribution unit to manage the installation, execution, and uninstallation of software packages on a computer. Information in the manifest file pertaining to a sof ...


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Philip E Fawcett: Method and system for identifying and obtaining computer software from a remote computer. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, December 1, 1998: US05845077 (387 worldwide citation)

Creators of computer software provide the most up-to-date versions of their computer software on an update service. A user who has purchased computer software calls the update service on a periodic basis. The update service automatically inventories the user computer to determine what computer softw ...


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Philip E Fawcett, Christopher Blomfield Brown, Clifford P Strom: System and method for graphically displaying and navigating through an interactive voice response menu. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whintson, September 1, 1998: US05802526 (385 worldwide citation)

Interactive voice response systems (IVRS) are used as interfaces at a wide variety of support and information retrieval centers. A caller who contacts in IVRS-equipped support center can choose to have the voice information contained in the IVRS menus displayed graphically on the caller's communicat ...


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William Michael Zintel, Brian S Christian, Bradford A Christian: Synchronization of controlled device state using state table and eventing in data-driven remote device control model. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman, April 20, 2004: US06725281 (361 worldwide citation)

Controlled devices according to a device control model maintain a state table representative of their operational state. Devices providing a user control point interface for the controlled device obtain the state table of the controlled device, and may also obtain presentation data defining a remote ...


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Benjamin W Slivka, Jeffrey S Webber: Method for identifying and obtaining computer software from a network computer. Microsoft Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, April 11, 2000: US06049671 (359 worldwide citation)

Creators of computer software provide the most up-to-date versions of their computer software on an update service. A user who has purchased or downloaded free computer software calls an update service or a network service provider (e.g., an Internet provider) on a periodic basis. The update or netw ...