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Amit Gupta, Sriraman Venkataraman, Geoffrey Baehr: Method and apparatus for local advertising. Sun Microsystems, Philip J McKay, Gunnison McKay & Hodgson L, November 26, 2002: US06487538 (530 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for local advertising. Internet Service Providers (ISPs) or proxies owned by an ISP insert advertisements transmitted from a web host to a client. The advertisement may be stored in the proxy's cache or may be retrieved from a web server for an advertiser. By providing th ...


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Peter M Knauer: Self administered injection pen apparatus and method. Genentech, Forrest E Gunnison, Philip J McKay, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, May 7, 1996: US05514097 (247 worldwide citation)

A medicament injection apparatus for subcutaneous or intramuscular delivery of a medicament conceals the needle behind a needle shroud. On apparatus activation, the needle is trust forward, pushing the needle tip outside the needle shroud with enough force to puncture the skin. The needle is thus au ...


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William A Woods: Method and apparatus for generating query responses in a computer-based document retrieval system. Sun Microsystems, Philip J McKay, March 3, 1998: US05724571 (242 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for generating responses to queries to a document retrieval system. The system responds to a specific request for information by locating and ranking portions of text that may contain the information sought. It locates small relevant passages o ...


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Keith G Copeland, Thomas M Grogan, Charles Hassen, William R Humphreys, Charles D Lemme, Phillip C Miller, William L Richards, Wayne A Showalter: Automated biological reaction apparatus. Ventana Medical Systems, Laura Terlizzi, Philip J McKay, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, January 21, 1997: US05595707 (206 worldwide citation)

An automated immunostaining apparatus having a reagent application zone and a reagent supply zone. The apparatus has a carousel slide support supporting a plurality of slide supports thereon, and drive means engaging the carousel slide support for consecutively positioning each of a plurality of sli ...


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James B Burr: Method for engineering the threshold voltage of a device using buried wells. Sun Microsystems, Philip J McKay, Gunnison McKay & Hodgson L, December 3, 2002: US06489224 (177 worldwide citation)

Buried platform wells are specifically used to electrically interact with the platform transistors of the invention. The dopant concentration distribution of the buried platform wells is used to change the threshold voltage of the platform transistors of the invention by introducing a tail dopant co ...


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Gary D Foster: Software packaging and distribution system. Sun Microsystems, Philip J McKay, Gunnison McKay & Hodgson L, January 6, 2004: US06675382 (171 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for packaging and distributing software. Embodiments of the invention comprise a software packaging system that is portable across many platforms. Each package is self-contained in form of a single-file entity that comprises a payload file and a control file. The payload file ...


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Guy W Martin, Owen M Densmore: Method and apparatus for remotely managing data via a mobile device. Sun Microsystems, Philip J McKay, Gunnison McKay & Hodgson L, May 25, 2004: US06741855 (161 worldwide citation)

One embodiment of the invention provides a method and apparatus for remotely managing data in a network system comprising at least one mobile device (e.g. a PDA, cellular phone, two-way pager, or mobile computer) and a least one server computer connected via an interconnection fabric, wherein the mo ...


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Amit Gupta, Michael Speer: Small-scale reliable multicasting. Sun Microsystems, Philip J McKay, Gunnison McKay & Hodgson L, June 10, 2003: US06577599 (149 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for efficient and reliable multicasting in a network environment. In embodiments of the invention, a sender transmits identical information encapsulated in data packets to a plurality of receivers. Periodically, receivers submit responses that include control information regar ...


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Robert C Marrs, Ronald J Molnar: Ball grid array integrated circuit package with thermal conductor. Amkor Electronics, Philip J McKay, Alan H MacPherson, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, December 10, 1996: US05583378 (145 worldwide citation)

A ball grid array package and low cost method for manufacture of the same is disclosed herein. The ball grid array package includes a thermal conductor which is a linearly co-extensive outer layer of an interconnection substrate and forms the outer surface of the ball grid array package. An integrat ...


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Abhay K Gupta: Application computing environment. Sun Microsystems, Philip J McKay, Gunnison McKay & Hodgson L, September 3, 2002: US06446109 (136 worldwide citation)

A computing environment that offers a level of decentralization wherein application server code resident on a remote application server can be distributed to a local server. The local server becomes a local application server for a client. A request for information by a client is serviced by the loc ...