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Monica A McClintic: Method and apparatus for gaming machines with a quasi-competition play bonus feature. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, January 4, 2005: US06837793 (205 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a player an enhanced gaming experience by using strategy and random selection to impart at least the perception of elements of skill to players to provide access to quasi-competitive bonus games for players of different skill levels. The gaming machines of the present ...


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Farid Amirouche, Mark H Gonzalez: System and method for prosthetic fitting and balancing in joints. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, August 18, 2009: US07575602 (199 worldwide citation)

A system and method for prosthesis fitting in joints comprising an artificial condyle and a spacer which cooperates with the condyle to form an artificial joint. The spacer embedded with at least one sensor which is responsive to a force generated between the condyle and the spacer. The artificial j ...


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Derrick Price: Method and apparatus for providing a personal wide area progressive for gaming apparatus. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, August 17, 2004: US06776715 (199 worldwide citation)

A gaming apparatus is disclosed having a display unit capable of generating video images; a value input device; a player tracking card reader; and a controller. The controller being programmed to read a player tracking card, to acquire player tracking data from a database, and determine if a player ...


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David J Beebe, Jeffrey S Moore: Microfabricated devices and method of manufacturing the same. The Board of Trustees of the University of Illinois, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, December 3, 2002: US06488872 (197 worldwide citation)

Microfabricated devices and methods of manufacturing the devices are disclosed. The devices are manufactured from a substrate having microscale fluid channels, and polymerizing a polymerizable mixture in the channels to form stimuli-responsive operating components of the device. The operating compon ...


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Stefan Beier, Eugen Eibofner, Hans Heckenberger, Ernst Strohmaier, Armin Imhof: Medical or dental instrument and/or supply unit and/or care unit and/or system for the medical or dental instrument. Kaltenbach & Voigt & Co KG, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, August 21, 2007: US07258546 (194 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a medical or dental-medical instrument (2) having a memory element (10p) for identification and/or operational parameter data. IN order to extend the range of possible applications of the instrument, the memory element (10p) is constituted for the overwriting of the data by ...


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David Hugh Muir: Sequential gaming. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, September 14, 2004: US06790141 (191 worldwide citation)

A gaming system includes a communication network, a portable data storage device having information associated with a player stored therein and a plurality of gaming units communicatively coupled to the communication network. Each of the gaming units includes an interface for reading and for storing ...


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Michael L White, John C Philipp, Julie A Mottes, Brian A Johnson, James M Coleman: Gaming methods and apparatus using interchangeable symbols. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, February 15, 2005: US06855054 (190 worldwide citation)

Methods of playing games of chance and gaming devices and systems comprising a display of a plurality of symbols where at least one symbol may be interchanged with another symbol of the plurality of symbols. After a combination of symbols is randomly generated and the results are displayed to a play ...


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Bryan Wolf, Craig A Paulsen: Gaming apparatus with player tracking capabilities. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, May 4, 2004: US06729956 (190 worldwide citation)

A gaming apparatus may comprise a display apparatus capable of generating video images, a value input device capable of allowing the player to deposit a medium of value, and a controller operatively coupled to the display apparatus and value input device. The controller includes a processor and a me ...


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Lee E Cannon, Dustin L Fasbender: Multiplier per selected indicia. IGT, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, June 8, 2004: US06746328 (188 worldwide citation)

A gaming apparatus may include a display unit capable of generating video images, a value input unit, and a controller operatively coupled to the display unit and the value input unit. The controller may further comprise a processor and a memory operatively coupled to the processor. The controller m ...


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Stephen Gerard Hammack, Larry Oscar Jundt, J Michael Lucas, Andrew P Dove: Version control and audit trail in a process control system. Fisher Rosemount Systems, Marshall Gerstein & Borun, September 10, 2002: US06449624 (188 worldwide citation)

A system useful for controlling a process includes a computer-readable medium and a processor in communication with the computer-readable medium. The system further includes a first database and a second database. The first database stores first data representative of a first configuration of the pr ...