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Michael A O&apos Connor: Method of enabling heterogeneous platforms to utilize a universal file system in a storage area network. Sun Microsystems, B Noël Kivlin, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, May 13, 2003: US06564228 (502 worldwide citation)

A network file system and method wherein a storage area network Universal File System allows any host in a heterogeneous based storage area network to read or write data as if in its native format. Any host coupled to the storage area network may be configured to access any storage device on the sto ...


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Gregory L Slaughter, Thomas E Saulpaugh, Bernard A Traversat, Mohamed M Abdelaziz, Michael J Duigou: Mechanism and apparatus for using messages to look up documents stored in spaces in a distributed computing environment. Sun Microsystems, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, November 4, 2003: US06643650 (408 worldwide citation)

A system and method for searching for documents within spaces in a distributed computing environment are provided. A client sends a lookup message to a space which stores documents. The lookup message may specify desired characteristics, such as a name or partial XML schema, of the stored documents. ...


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Erik J Wagner, Michael C Dinsdale: Multi-variable-height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, November 4, 2003: US06641614 (335 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for promoting a spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae are disclosed. Apparatus may be located within the intervertebral disc space and preferably includes a pair of engaging plates for contacting the vertebrae. An alignment device may be used to alter the vertical height b ...


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John Colgrove, Par Botes, Michael Timpanaro, Charles H Silvers, Peter Vajgel: Backup mechanism for a multi-class file system. VERITAS Operating Corporation, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, September 5, 2006: US07103740 (326 worldwide citation)

System and method for performing backups of a multi-class file system are described. In one embodiment, more recently modified data may be assigned and/or migrated to higher storage classes and less recently modified data may be migrated at time intervals to lower storage classes in the multi-class ...


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Stephen H Hochshuler, Erik J Wagner, Ralph F Rashbaum, Richard D Guyer: Adjustable height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, June 10, 2003: US06576016 (246 worldwide citation)

Method and apparatus for promoting a spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae. Apparatus may be located within the intervertebral disc space and preferably includes a pair of engaging plates for contacting the vertebrae. An alignment device may be used to alter the vertical distance between the e ...


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Michael C Dinsdale, Erik J Wagner: Surgical cable system and method. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, January 27, 2004: US06682533 (243 worldwide citation)

A surgical cable system and method for securing surgical cable around a portion of a human element (e.g., bone) are described. The surgical cable system may include a connector and a tensioner. The connector may be adapted to hold a pin, positionable within the connector, such that the pin may secur ...


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Erik J Wagner, Vincent J Jannetty, Robert J Jones: Method and apparatus for spinal fixation. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, September 2, 2003: US06613050 (242 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation implant system for correction and fixation of the human spine to facilitate an anatomically correct fusion. The spinal fixation system may include a connector, a spinal rod, a spinal fixation component, a sleeve, and a fastener. The spinal fixation component preferably includes a f ...


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Erik J Wagner, Michael C Dinsdale: Multi-variable-height fusion device. Spinal Concepts, Eric B Meyertons, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, March 16, 2004: US06706070 (242 worldwide citation)

Alignment devices for promoting spinal fusion between neighboring vertebrae are disclosed. The alignment device may be use to alter the vertical height between the engaging plates to customize the apparatus to fit a given patient. In one embodiment, the alignment device includes two turnbuckles and ...


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Steven E Bierenbaum: Flow designer for establishing and maintaining assignment and strategy process maps. Computer Sciences Corporation, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, Eric B Meyertons, November 29, 2005: US06970844 (221 worldwide citation)

A system, method and carrier medium for modeling a Financial Service Organization (FSO) business in a computer software program and for storing the model of the FSO business in a database. An object-oriented business model representing the FSO may be created and stored in a business model database. ...


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Erik J Wagner, Vincent J Jannetty: Method and apparatus for spinal fixation. Spinal Concepts, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, July 22, 2003: US06595992 (212 worldwide citation)

A spinal fixation implant system for correction and fixation of the human spine to facilitate an anatomically correct fusion. The spinal fixation system may include a connector, a spinal rod, a spinal fixation component, a sleeve, and a fastener. The spinal fixation component preferably includes a f ...



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