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Robert S Schwartz, David R Holmes, Frederick S Halverson, James V Donadio III, David Berry: Flexible tubular device for use in medical applications. Mayo Foundation for Medical Education and Research, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt Professional Association, November 12, 1996: US05573520 (431 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for use as a catheter, a guidewire, a catheter sheath for use with catheter introducers or a drug infusion catheter/guidewire. The apparatus includes a flexible tubular member with an encasing covering the tubular member that creates a fluid-tight seal around the periphery of the tubula ...


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Harinder S Takhar: Modifying a database using a fingerprint form. Jasper Consulting, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt Professional Association, May 5, 1998: US05748765 (23 worldwide citation)

A method of modifying a database using a fingerprint form. User account information is entered into a computer database record and is marked as incomplete. A fingerprint form is then generated which pre-encodes the user account information on the form. The form is sent to the user, who places his or ...


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John W Paulson, Mark E Dunn, Allen J Heidorn: Automated accompaniment apparatus and method. Coda Music Technology, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt Professional Association, December 17, 1996: US05585585 (20 worldwide citation)

A system for interpreting the requests and performance of an instrumental soloist, stated in the parlance of the musician and within the context of a specific published edition of music the soloist is using, to control the performance of a digitized musical accompaniment. Sound events and their asso ...


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Conrad F Fingerson, William J O Brien: Pultruded utility line support structure and method. PUPI Enterprises L L C, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt Professional Association, February 25, 1997: US05605017 (15 worldwide citation)

A utility line support structure for use as a tangent crossarm or deadend including a hollow fiber reinforced beam with a bushing inserted into a transverse hole in the beam. Bushing includes a hollow inner member for receiving a bolt and a pair of integral washers arranged on opposite ends of inner ...


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Edward L Melgeorge: Auxiliary heating device for standard hot water type home heating systems. Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt Professional Association, November 28, 1978: US04127107 (7 worldwide citation)

An auxiliary heating device for supplementing the performance of a standard hot water type home heating system with the heat produced by combusting a low cost, readily available fuel is disclosed. The device comprises a cylindrical fire chamber substantially closed at both ends and an elongated annu ...


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Richard L Keller: Umbrella holder. Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt Professional Association, April 15, 1997: US05620119 (6 worldwide citation)

A holder for carrying an open umbrella on the back of a person. The umbrella holder includes a harness for securing the holder to the person and an umbrella supporting member. The supporting member is connected to the harness so as to position the umbrella proximate a center of the back of the perso ...