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Brian Shuster: Method and apparatus for gaming. O&apos Melveny & Myers, August 7, 2001: US06270409 (581 worldwide citation)

The instant invention is directed to a gaming method and apparatus wherein the participants are guaranteed to win a minimum amount after a fixed period of time or a predetermined number of games. Preferred embodiments of the instant invention include the determination of the parameters for the minim ...


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Bruce R Korman, Darryl Jesse Bergman: Multi-transactional architecture. Cash Technologies, O&apos Melveny & Myers, October 30, 2001: US06308887 (389 worldwide citation)

An automated transaction machine network which supports multiple-destination transactions and a variety of communication protocols and/or message formats including standard and proprietary protocols and/or message formats. The automated transaction machine network includes a Super-ATM (Automatic/Aut ...


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Denise Barbut, Jonathan D Root, Giovanni Pastrone, Tracy D Maahs, Ross S Tsugita: Aortic occluder with associated filter and methods of use during cardiac surgery. Edwards Lifesciences, O&apos Melveny & Myers, July 15, 2003: US06592546 (354 worldwide citation)

A balloon arterial cannula and methods for filtering blood. The devices generally include a mesh for filtering blood flowing within a blood vessel, particularly within an artery such as the aorta, a structure adapted to open and close the mesh within the blood vessel, a means to actuate the structur ...


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Yue Teh Jang: Percutaneous filtration catheter for valve repair surgery and methods of use. Edwards Lifesciences Corporation, John Christopher James, O&apos Melveny & Myers, February 17, 2004: US06692512 (348 worldwide citation)

A percutaneous filtration catheter used to entrap emboli from a patient's aorta and heart during cardiac surgery. The catheter has an elongate member, a proximal end, and a distal end. A balloon occluder is mounted on the distal end of the elongate member and an expandable filter is mounted on ...


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Robert M Paratore, Paul A Maltseff: RFID tag having timing and environment modules. Intermec Ip, O&apos Melveny & Myers, September 25, 2001: US06294997 (268 worldwide citation)

An RFID tag is provided with a timing module to measure elapsed time and an environment module to detect certain environmental conditions. The RFID tag includes a transmitter/receiver, memory module, antenna module, converter, and the timing and environment modules. In an embodiment of the invention ...


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Ross S Tsugita, Tracy D Maahs, Yue Teh Jang: Methods of protecting a patient from embolization during surgery. Embol X, O&apos Melveny & Myers, March 25, 2003: US06537297 (235 worldwide citation)

A method for open surgery using a flexible elongate member having a filter on a distal region thereof. The flexible elongate member is introduced into a peripheral artery. The flexible elongate member is advanced to a site within the aorta upstream of a branch vessel from the aorta. The filter is de ...


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Michael John Brady, Dah Weih Duan: Method and apparatus for wireless radio frequency testing of RFID integrated circuits. Intermec IP, O&apos Melveny & Myers, May 22, 2001: US06236223 (226 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for wireless radio frequency (RF) testing of radio frequency identification integrated circuits (RFID IC) is disclosed. A fixture is provided for physically and electrically contacting the RFID IC to feed an RF interrogating signal into the RFID IC and receive an RF return sig ...


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Michael John Brady, Paul W Coteus, Dah Weih Duan, Venkata S R Kodukula, Paul Andrew Moskowitz, Alejandro Gabriel Schrott, Robert Jacob Von Gutfeld, James Peter Ward: RFID integrated in electronic assets. Intermec IP, O&apos Melveny & Myers, June 19, 2001: US06249227 (214 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus applying RFID technology to identify electronic components, devices, and systems to provide functions such as, for example, security of the assets, inventory tracking of the assets, identification of the assets, and short distance communication between the assets are disclosed. ...


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Kyle Clifford McKeen, Robert B Anthonyson: Automatic payment system for a plurality of remote merchants. Intermec IP, O&apos Melveny & Myers, March 4, 2003: US06529880 (208 worldwide citation)

An automated payment system for a plurality of remote merchants includes a clearinghouse server, a plurality of customer tags and a plurality of local merchant systems. The clearinghouse system includes a customer database and merchant database. A customer joining the clearinghouse service is provid ...