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Mary I Frecker, Randy S Haluck, Ryan P Dziedzic, Jeremy R Schadler: Multifunctional tool and method for minimally invasive surgery. The Penn State Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, April 24, 2007: US07208005 (387 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for minimally invasive surgery. The apparatus can comprise a tool which includes a multi-functioning end effector for insertion into a patient, a user control adapted for use by the surgeon external of the patient, and an intermediate section between the end effector and the ...


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Randy S Haluck: Laparoscopic surgical instrument and method. The Penn State Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, February 3, 2004: US06685724 (263 worldwide citation)

A surgical instrument is provided for use in performing endoscopic procedures having a handle and an elongate tubular member having a proximal end coupled with the handle for being disposed externally of the anatomical cavity and a distal end for being disposed within the anatomical cavity. The dist ...


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Peter V Boesen: Cellular telephone, personal digital assistant and pager unit. McKee Voorhees & Sease, April 1, 2003: US06542721 (147 worldwide citation)

The handheld personal electronic device has a first body having a display, a second body having a plurality of manual inputs, the second body capable of attachment to the first body, the personal electronic device having an open position wherein the display of the first body and the manual inputs of ...


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William C Black, Bodhisattva Das, Marwan M Hassoun, Edward K F Lee: Nonvolatile programmable logic devices. Iowa State University Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, April 1, 2003: US06542000 (128 worldwide citation)

In this invention, three schemes of nonvolatile FPLD structures are proposed using a latch that has been disclosed herein. In the first proposed scheme the latches, which can be designed using either GMR or SDT devices, will work as interconnects in a conventional Programmable Logic Array (PLA). In ...


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Bruce D Melick, David M Snyder, Leslie D Baych: Method for tagged bar code data interchange. Lightwaves Systems, McKee Voorhees & Sease, July 20, 2004: US06764009 (112 worldwide citation)

A method of tagged bar code data interchange includes creating electronic and/or printed documents with tagged bar coded information, capturing and decoding the tagged bar coded information, caching the tagged bar coded information, parsing the bar coded data tags, stripping the data tags, and input ...


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Peter V Boesen: Wireless biopotential sensing device and method with capability of short-range radio frequency transmission and reception. McKee Voorhees & Sease, October 29, 2002: US06470893 (107 worldwide citation)

Devices and methods which sense a biopotential are disclosed. The sensed biopotential is used to modulate an output signal. The power of the output signal is limited so that the signal will attenuate within a predetermined distance. In one embodiment, a wireless ECG electrode has a transmitter in co ...


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Jeffrey M Birnbach, Serge D Jorgensen: Apparatus, method, and system for remote monitoring of need for assistance based on change in velocity. Locast Corporation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, November 16, 2004: US06819247 (100 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an apparatus, method, and system for remote monitoring of need for assistance based on change in velocity. One aspect of the invention includes a portable unit that may be comfortably wearable, having an intelligent control, and a detector capable of detecting a physical par ...


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Peter V Boesen: Cellular telephone, personal digital assistant, and pager unit with capability of short range radio frequency transmissions. McKee Voorhees & Sease, May 6, 2003: US06560468 (95 worldwide citation)

A cellular telephone system, including a cellular telephone transceiver unit, an ear piece which receives the voice vibrations of a user, and a wireless linkage operatively connecting the ear piece to the cellular telephone transceiver unit, allows a user to be in a hands-free mode when using a cell ...


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William L Warren, Robert L Parkhill, Robert L Stewart, Anatoly M Kachurin, Robert M Taylor, Kenneth H Church: Architecture tool and methods of use. Sciperio, McKee Voorhees & Sease, December 28, 2010: US07857756 (92 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an apparatus and methods for depositing materials on a substrate, and for performing other selected functions, such as material destruction and removal, temperature control, imaging, detection, therapy and positional and locational control. In various embodiments, the apparatu ...


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Bruce D Melick, David M Snyder, Leslie D Baych, Gregory P Probst, Philip T Kennedy: High bandwidth data transport system. Lightwaves Systems, McKee Voorhees & Sease, May 20, 2008: US07376191 (92 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for a methods, system, and apparatus relating to data transmission. One method of the present invention includes representing data using at least one pulse based on a Gaussian wave form, sending the at least one pulse over an electrically conductive guided media, and r ...