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Anthony A Chiles, David C Chiles, Jackie Lee Manbeck Jr, Vu Hoanh Nguyen: Technique for automatically updating software stored on a client computer in a networked client-server environment. 3Com Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, December 26, 2000: US06167567 (330 worldwide citation)

A technique for automatically updating software, including but not limited to application programs, residing on, e.g., a client computer. Specifically, an update script is stored on a network server for each software product to be updated and, where appropriate, for each different country or locale ...


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Timothy R Thornton, Rajiv Bhatia, Ki Choon Suh: okApparatus for a voice over IP (voIP) telephony gateway and methods for use therein. Quintum Technologies, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, March 26, 2002: US06363065 (315 worldwide citation)

Apparatus, and accompanying methods for use therein, for a telephony gateway intended for use, e.g., paired use, at opposite ends of a data network connection, in conjunction with at each end, e.g., a private branch exchange (PBX) for automatically routing telephone calls, e.g., voice, data and facs ...


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Eric Horvitz: Method and apparatus for display of information prefetching and cache status having variable visual indication based on a period of time since prefetching. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, January 30, 2001: US06182133 (305 worldwide citation)

A technique, specifically apparatus and accompanying methods for use therein, that, through continual computation, harnesses available computer resources during periods of low processing activity and low network activity, such as idle time, for prefetching, e.g., web pages, or pre-selected portions ...


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Rick W Landsman, Wei Yeh Lee: Technique for implementing browser-initiated user-transparent advertising and for interstitially displaying an advertisement, so distributed, through a web browser in response to a user click-stream. Unicast Communications Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, November 13, 2001: US06317761 (304 worldwide citation)

A technique for implementing in a networked client-server environment, e.g., the Internet, network-distributed advertising in which advertisements are downloaded, from an advertising server to a browser executing at a client computer, in a manner transparent to a user situated at the browser, and su ...


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Rick W Landsman, Wei Yeh Lee: Ad controller for use in implementing user-transparent network-distributed advertising and for interstitially displaying an advertisement so distributed. Unicast Communications Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, November 6, 2001: US06314451 (294 worldwide citation)

A technique for implementing in a networked client-server environment, e.g., the Internet, network-distributed advertising in which advertisements are downloaded, from an advertising server to a browser executing at a client computer, in a manner transparent to a user situated at the browser, and su ...


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Timothy Ohm, Hari Das, Rodriguez Guillermo, Curtis Boswell, Eric Paljug, Paul Schenker, Ed Barlow, Charles Steve: Decoupled six degree-of-freedom teleoperated robot system. California Institute of Technology, Michaelson & Wallace, July 21, 1998: US05784542 (283 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a low friction, low inertia, six-axis force feedback input device comprising an arm with double-jointed, tendon-driven revolute joints, a decoupled tendon-driven wrist, and a base with encoders and motors. The input device functions as a master robot manipulator of a microsu ...


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Saul Charles Klein, Max E Metral, Upendra Shardanand: System for enabling information marketplace. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, February 16, 1999: US05872850 (252 worldwide citation)

A system for enabling an information marketplace includes a central server which stores data in a memory element. The data may or may not be encrypted. Regardless of whether the data is encrypted the server may also store a table which associates data elements and nodes with an authorization value. ...


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John S Breese, David E Heckerman, Eric Horvitz, Carl Kadie, Keiji Kanazawa: Methods and apparatus for retrieving and/or processing retrieved information as a function of a users estimated knowledge. Microsoft, Peter L Michaelson, Michael P Straub, Michaelson & Wallace, December 21, 1999: US06006218 (251 worldwide citation)

Information retrieval methods and apparatus which involve: 1) the generation of estimates regarding the probability that items included in search results are already known to the user and 2) the use of such knowledge probability estimates to influence the ranking of search results, are described. By ...


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John R Douceur, Ofer Bar, Yoram Bernet: Technique for efficiently classifying packets using a trie-indexed hierarchy forest that accommodates wildcards. Microsfot Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, March 21, 2000: US06041053 (245 worldwide citation)

A technique, specifically apparatus and accompanying methods, which utilizes a trie-indexed hierarchy forest ("rhizome") that accommodates wildcards for retrieving, given a specific input key, a pattern stored in the forest that is identical to or subsumes the key. The rhizome contains a binary sear ...