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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Andrew Bodkin, Perry Youngs, Adrian F Larkin, Steven Finberg, Charles Marshall, Shawn Burke, Peter Flentov, Kevin J Grealish: Sport monitoring system for determining airtime, speed, power absorbed and other factors such as drop distance. PhatRat Technologies, Curtis A Vock, Lathrop & Gage L C, March 25, 2003: US06539336 (352 worldwide citation)

The invention detects the loft time, speed, power and/or drop distance of a vehicle, such as a sporting vehicle, during activities of moving and jumping. A loft sensor detects when the vehicle leaves the ground and when the vehicle returns to the ground. A controller subsystem converts the sensed in ...


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Curtis A Vock, Burl W Amsbury, Eric R Edstrom, Robert Muir Holme, Paul Jonjak, Adrian F Larkin, Perry Youngs: Shoes employing monitoring devices, and associated methods. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, January 30, 2007: US07171331 (326 worldwide citation)

Methods are disclosed for determining speed or distance traveled of moving persons by utilizing sensors selectively insertable within shoes. Shoe based systems employing sensors (e.g., accelerometers) are disclosed to determine and report (e.g., via a watch or MP3 player) speed and/or distance trave ...


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Jaroslav F Hulka: Bipolar coaptation clamps. Lathrop & Gage LC, January 4, 2000: US06010516 (308 worldwide citation)

A bipolar electrosurgical instrument has first and second clamp members, each comprising an electrically conductive clamping surface, a clamp support and an intermediate electrically insulative spacing layer for joining the clamping surface to the blade support. The first and second clamp members ar ...


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William T Semple, Lincoln Bouve, Steven W Oxman: System and methods for remotely accessing a selected group of items of interest from a database. Civix DDI, Curtis A Vock Esq, Lathrop & Gage L C, June 18, 2002: US06408307 (267 worldwide citation)

A user can access a common database from a remote communications port, at any qualified location, to generate a map or other positional information which locates selected items of interest, e.g., businesses, stores, architectural sites, and the like. The database contains information representing th ...


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Aaron M Schultz, Charles R Sullivan: Voltage converter with coupled inductive windings, and associated methods. Volterra, Curtis A Vock Esq, Lathrop & Gage L C, March 26, 2002: US06362986 (254 worldwide citation)

A DC-to-DC converter generates an output voltage from an input voltage. The converter includes first and second inductive windings and a magnetic core. One end of the first winding is switched at about 180 degrees out of phase with one end of the second winding, between ground and the input voltage. ...


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Peter William Foltz, Thomas K Landauer, Robert Darrell Laham II, Walter Kintsch, Robert Ernest Rehder: Methods for analysis and evaluation of the semantic content of a writing based on vector length. University Technology Corporation, Daniel N Fishman, Lathrop & Gage L C, March 12, 2002: US06356864 (236 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a methodology for analyzing and evaluating a sample text, such as essay(s), or document(s). This methodology compares sample text to a reference essay(s), document(s), or text segment(s) within a reference essay or document. The methodology analyzes the amount of subject-mat ...


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Robert N Cossins, Scott A Evans: Geographic network management system. Celeritas Technologies L L C, Lathrop & Gage L C, January 29, 2002: US06343290 (229 worldwide citation)

A geographic network management system (GNMS) comprises a web server, a database server, and a map server. A user browser connected to the GNMS transmits a search criteria to the web server. The web server transmits the search criteria to the map server. The map server geocodes the search criteria, ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Shawn Burke, Peter Flentov: Systems and methods for determining performance data. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, August 15, 2006: US07092846 (200 worldwide citation)

The invention determines performance data during activity of a person. A microprocessor and a sensor, such as a GPS sensor, attach to the person or to a vehicle ridden by the person. The sensor and microprocessor may integrate in clothing or in a watch worn by the person. Wireless signals may be gen ...


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Curtis A Vock, Peter Flentov, Dennis Darcy, Andrew Bodkin, Charles Marshall: Systems for assessing athletic performance. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, July 4, 2006: US07072789 (179 worldwide citation)

Sensors detects loft time, speed, power and/or drop distance of a vehicle and/or person. The sensors couple with multiple persons during athletic activity. Data from the sensors downloads to a database so that users may compare athletic performances (e.g., speed) between the persons, such as through ...


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Curtis A Vock, Dennis Darcy, Shawn Burke, Peter Flentov: System and methods for determining performance data. PhatRat Technology, Lathrop & Gage LC, October 25, 2005: US06959259 (175 worldwide citation)

The invention determines performance data during activity of a person. A microprocessor and a sensor, such as a GPS sensor, attach to the person or to a vehicle ridden by the person. The sensor and microprocessor may integrate in clothing or in a watch worn by the person. Wireless signals may be gen ...