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Wes Johnson, Tyler Lipschultz, Larry Wales, Robert Kieval: Tissue distraction device. SpineWave, Maginot Moore & Bowman, July 22, 2003: US06595998 (409 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for distracting, in a given direction, and supporting two tissue surfaces. A plurality of wafers are consecutively inserted between the two tissue surfaces to create a column of wafers. The column of wafers is oriented between the tissue surfaces so as to expand in the given ...


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James Morrison, John C Addy: Self-service checkout terminal having a biometric sensing device for verifying identity of a user and associated method. NCR Corporation, Maginot Moore & Bowman, February 18, 2003: US06522772 (266 worldwide citation)

A self-service checkout terminal includes an input device for receiving a user reported identity code associated with a user of the checkout terminal and a biometric sensing device for detecting a biometric characteristic of the user. The self-service checkout terminal also includes a processing uni ...


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Donald E Running: Posterior stabilized mobile bearing knee. DePuy Orthopaedics, Maginot Moore & Bowman, September 3, 2002: US06443991 (237 worldwide citation)

A knee prosthesis and method for use are provided, in which the knee prosthesis provides anterior and posterior stability and controlled femoral roll-back, while also providing rotational kinematics. The femoral component has a pair of convexly shaped condyles which are spaced apart to form an inter ...


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Wilfried E Y Dejaeger, Alfred J Hutcheon: Method and apparatus for displaying a customized advertising message with a retail terminal. NCR Corporation, Maginot Moore & Bowman, September 24, 2002: US06456981 (167 worldwide citation)

A method of advertising with a retail system having a display monitor associated therewith is disclosed. The method includes the step of operating a kiosk of the retail system in order to obtain product information associated with a first item without transacting a sale of the first item. The method ...


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Richard B Ashman: Variable angle spinal implant connection assembly. Maginot Moore & Bowman, November 18, 2003: US06648887 (146 worldwide citation)

A variable angle clamp is provided for use with a spinal implant assembly having a spinal rod, a Schantz screw having an elongated shank, and a variable angle connector receiving the spinal rod and having a washer mounted on the body with a first surface defining a variable angle feature, and a stem ...


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Daniel F White, Stephen J Chasko: Transaction terminal with privacy shield for touch-screen pin entry. NCR Corporation, Maginot Moore & Bowman, April 8, 2003: US06543684 (132 worldwide citation)

A transaction terminal includes a touch-screen display and various peripherals in electronic communication with and under the control of a processing unit. A PIN entry area is generated by the processing unit that includes a video keypad. The video keypad, in conjunction with the touch-screen, allow ...


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Rodney A DeKoning, Donald R Humlicek, Max L Johnson, Curtis W Rink: Method for transferring data from a host computer to a storage media using selectable caching strategies. LSI Logic Corporation, Maginot Moore & Bowman, June 25, 2002: US06412045 (112 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is disclosed which enables a host computer to adjust the caching strategy used for writing its write request data to storage media during execution of various software applications. The method includes the step of generating a caching-flushing parameter in the host computer. ...


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Brian J Maroney, Ian A Trail: Method and apparatus for performing a shoulder replacement procedure in the treatment of cuff tear arthropathy. DePuy Orthopaedics, Maginot Moore & Bowman, September 16, 2003: US06620197 (105 worldwide citation)

A modular prosthetic assembly for use during performance of a shoulder replacement procedure on a patient includes a stem component configured to be implanted into a medullary canal of a humerus of the patient. The assembly also includes a prosthetic head component configured to be secured to a prox ...


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Herbert E Schwartz, Pamela Plouhar: Soft tissue repair material fixation apparatus and method. DePuy Orthopaedics, Maginot Moore & Bowman, January 21, 2003: US06508821 (103 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for use in affixing material to a location under repair includes a material retention member and an anchor. The anchor is configured to be inserted into a cavity in bone tissue, the anchor having a first end and a second end. The anchor also includes one or more raised ribs. The materia ...


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Mark S Hoffman: System and method for providing consumer access to a stored digital receipt generated as a result of a purchase transaction and to business/consumer applications related to the stored digital receipt. NCR Corporation, Maginot Moore & Bowman, April 8, 2003: US06543683 (90 worldwide citation)

A system, method and apparatus provides a consumer means to access a digital receipt generated as a result of a purchase transaction and stored in a storage device. Additionally, the consumer is provided the means to access various applications, features, and/or functions related to the stored digit ...