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Juan Alberto Garay, Rosario Gennaro, Charanjit Singh Jutla, Tal D Rabin: Method and apparatus for the secure distributed storage and retrieval of information. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis B Herzberg, McGuireWoods, February 20, 2001: US06192472 (760 worldwide citation)

A solution to the general problem of Secure Storage and Retrieval of Information (SSRI) guarantees that also the process of storing the information is correct even when some processors fail. A user interacts with the storage system by depositing a file and receiving a proof that the deposit was corr ...


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Theodore S Rappaport, Roger R Skidmore: Method and system for automated optimization of antenna positioning in 3-D. Wireless Valley Communications, McGuireWoods, November 13, 2001: US06317599 (316 worldwide citation)

A method for engineering management and planning for the design of a wireless communications network in three-dimensions (3-D) combines computerized organization, database fusion, and radio frequency (RF) site-specific planning models. The method enables a designer to keep track of wireless system p ...


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Neal J Alewine, James C Colson, Abraham P Ittycheriah, Stephane H Maes, Paul A Moskowitz: Automated traffic mapping. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, November 21, 2000: US06150961 (276 worldwide citation)

A system of mobile units are installed in multiple vehicles in traffic. These mobile units include both wireless communications devices and apparatus that determines the location of each vehicle. Monitoring a vehicle's position as a function of time also reveals the velocity of the vehicle. Position ...


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Timmon Ark, Robert R Humphris Jr, Daniel McCombs: Powered surgical instrument having locking systems and a clutch mechanism. MicroAire Surgical Instruments, McGuireWoods, April 24, 2001: US06220368 (239 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument having a locking mechanism for preventing an output shaft of the surgical instrument from rotating and a further locking mechanism for mounting a battery pack to a distal end of a housing of the surgical instrument. The surgical instrument further includes a clutch mechanism fo ...


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Tong Haing Fin, Tetsunosuke Fujisaki, Makoto Kobayashi, Masahide Shinozaki: Internet web page sharing. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello Esq, McGuireWoods, May 29, 2001: US06240444 (230 worldwide citation)

The web sharing manager of a receiving sharing client receives duplicated events (e.g. browser requests) and messages from the web sharing manager of a source sharing client that causes the browser of the receiving sharing client to execute the duplicate event/message so that the browsers of the sou ...


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Suresh Kumar, Pradeep Varma: Annotation layer for synchronous collaboration. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, McGuireWoods, January 29, 2002: US06342906 (222 worldwide citation)

Effective real-time collaboration across remote sites in which any type of data can be shared in a common work space in a consistent manner is made possible by an annotation layer having multiple distinct modes of operation during a collaborative session with two or more people sharing the same work ...


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Rudolf M Bolle, Jonathan H Connell, Arun Hampapur, Andrew W Senior: System and method for automatically setting image acquisition controls. International Business Machines, Louis J Percello, McGuireWoods, October 9, 2001: US06301440 (220 worldwide citation)

A system and method use computer image processing for setting the parameters for an image acquisition device of a camera. The image parameters are set automatically by analyzing the image to be taken, and setting the controls according to the subject matter, in the same manner as an expert photograp ...


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Michael Anthony Gaynes, Alan James Emerick, Viswanadham Puligandla, Charles Gerard Woychik, Jerzy Maria Zalesinski: High density integrated circuit packaging with chip stacking and via interconnections. International Business Machines Corporation, Ron Kaschak, McGuirewoods, May 22, 2001: US06236115 (213 worldwide citation)

Chip stacks with decreased conductor length and improved noise immunity are formed by laser drilling of individual chips, such as memory chips, preferably near but within the periphery thereof, and forming conductors therethrough, preferably by metallization or filling with conductive paste which ma ...


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Michael Anthony Gaynes, Alan James Emerick, Viswanadham Puligandla, Charles Gerard Woychik, Jerzy Maria Zalesinski: High density integrated circuit packaging with chip stacking and via interconnections. International Business Machines Corporation, Ronald A Kaschak, McGuireWoods, February 13, 2001: US06187678 (188 worldwide citation)

Chip stacks with decreased conductor length and improved noise immunity are formed by laser drilling of individual chips, such as memory chips, preferably near but within the periphery thereof, and forming conductors therethrough, preferably by metallization or filling with conductive paste which ma ...


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Detlef Tychsen: Flooring panel. Kronotex, McGuireWoods, April 3, 2001: US06209278 (178 worldwide citation)

Flooring panel with two connection members whose sides face each other for attachment to other flooring panels of the same type. A first connection member has an upper projection, a lower projection, and groove between them. A second connecting member features a tongue for insertion in the groove of ...