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Esmaiel Kiani Azarbayjany, Mohamed Kheir Diab, James M Lepper Jr: Active pulse blood constituent monitoring. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, June 17, 1997: US05638816 (516 worldwide citation)

A blood glucose monitoring system is disclosed which provides for inducing an active pulse in the blood volume of a patient. The induction of an active pulse results in a cyclic, and periodic change in the flow of blood through a fleshy medium under test. By actively inducing a change of the blood v ...


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Mir A Imran: Catheter apparatus and method for treating occluded vessels. Percusurge, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, November 10, 1998: US05833650 (484 worldwide citation)

A catheter assembly for treatment of a stenosis in a lumen in a blood-carrying vessel comprising a first flexible elongate tubular member having proximal and distal extremities. A first inflatable balloon is coaxially mounted on the distal extremity of the first flexible elongate tubular member and ...


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Bryan J Gleeson, Paulette R Altmaier: Method for reducing unnecessary traffic over a computer network. Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, May 6, 1997: US05627829 (231 worldwide citation)

Standard protocols, such as those commonly used on LAN networks, are used to connect nodes to an enterprise network via a wide area wireless network. Within the appropriate protocol stacks, the standard protocols are optimized by filtering some packets, eliminating and reducing the size of other fie ...


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Orlando Padilla, Keith Esser, Joan Zeltinger: Method of manufacturing a prosthesis. Reva Medical, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, October 4, 2005: US06951053 (130 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a lumen support prosthesis composed of interlocking radial modules which is fabricated fully assembled from a signal piece shape, without welding or bonding. The prosthesis comprises at least one locking mechanism, allowing for one-way sliding of the radial modules and ...


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L Randall Mote Jr: Memory controller which executes read and write commands out of order. Samsung Electronics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, June 10, 1997: US05638534 (121 worldwide citation)

A memory subsystem includes a posted write buffer for dynamic random access memories (DRAMs). The posted write buffer includes read around logic to enable read accesses to be processed in advance of posted writes. Data are transferred from the posted write buffer to the DRAMs on a general first-in/f ...


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Richard J Wolf: Script-based interactive voice mail and voice response system. AST Research, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, April 7, 1998: US05737393 (115 worldwide citation)

Method and a system for a user-customizable interactive voice mail/voice response system are disclosed. In a preferred embodiment, an interactive voice mail/voice response ("IVR") system of the present invention enables a user to build and operate custom IVR functions. The system comprises a voice m ...


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Malcolm Neal Houston, James H Jannard, Carlos D Reyes: Decentered noncorrective lens for eyewear. Oakley, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, July 15, 1997: US05648832 (81 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an optically corrected lens for nonprescription, dual lens eyeglasses. In a preferred embodiment, the anterior surface of the lens lies on a portion of a first sphere having a first center. The posterior surface of the lens lies on the surface of a second sphere having a second center. ...


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Charles S Love, Philip John Hudak, Robert Wayne Suggitt: Heart valve assembly method. Autogenics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, December 16, 1997: US05697382 (59 worldwide citation)

A method of assembling a heart valve is provided for use with an inner and a spreadable outer stent. The outer stent is mounted onto a spreading tool including a spreading ring, and expander, and a plunger. A protective cap is placed over the outer stent and plunger to prevent relative rotation of t ...


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L Randall Mote Jr: Method and apparatus for enhancing performance of a processor. Samsung Electronics, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, May 13, 1997: US05630110 (48 worldwide citation)

An optimum processing frequency is set for processors based upon the individual operational characteristics of each processor. The source voltage supplied to the processor is increased, manually or under software control, to the maximum value specified for the processor. This allows the processor to ...


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Nicholas J Schork, Laurent Essioux, Annick Cohen Akenine, Marta Blumenfeld, Daniel Cohen: Methods, software and apparati for identifying genomic regions harboring a gene associated with a detectable trait. Genset, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear L, September 18, 2001: US06291182 (35 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to methods, software, and apparati for determining whether a genomic region harbors a gene associated with a detectable trait. In one embodiment, the present invention relates to a method of confirming that a genomic region harbors a gene associated with a detectable tr ...