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Steven Drucker, Charles T Liamos, Fredric Colman, Mark Lortz, Kelley Lipman, Feng Jiang, Henrik Bacho: Blood glucose tracking apparatus and methods. TheraSense, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, Andrew V Smith, May 9, 2006: US07041468 (523 worldwide citation)

A measurement module for glucose testing includes a glucose testing measurement module housing, a test strip receptacle formed in the housing, and a connector portion formed in the housing and shaped to permit mechanical removable attachment of the housing to a hand-held computer. Electronics determ ...


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Bomy Chen: Memory device and method of operating same. Silicon Storage Technology, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, August 30, 2005: US06937507 (248 worldwide citation)

An array of phase changing memory cells that includes a current source, a voltage sensor, a plurality of conductive bit lines electrically connected to the current source, a plurality of conductive word lines each electrically connected to a ground plane via a first resistor and to the voltage senso ...


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Bomy Chen: Memory device with discrete layers of phase change memory material. Silicon Storage Technology, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, August 9, 2005: US06927410 (234 worldwide citation)

A phase changing memory device, and method of making the same, that includes programmable memory material disposed between a pair of electrodes. The programmable memory material includes discrete layers of phase change material, separated by conductive interface layers, that exhibits relatively stab ...


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Brent Bilger: Home automation system and method. Destiny Networks, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, June 28, 2005: US06912429 (220 worldwide citation)

A home automation system and method for automatic control of controlled devices throughout a home. A unique architecture of occupancy sensors includes entry/exit sensors for detecting movement through doorways that separate rooms in the home, room motion sensors for detecting room occupancy, spot se ...


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Brent Bilger: Occupancy sensor and method for home automation system. Destiny Networks, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, June 21, 2005: US06909921 (211 worldwide citation)

A room occupancy sensor, a home automation system and a method for automatic control of controlled devices throughout a home. A unique architecture of occupancy sensors includes entry/exit sensors for detecting movement through doorways that separate rooms in the home, room motion sensors for detect ...


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William John Saiki, Hieu Van Tran, Sakhawat M Khan: High voltage generation and regulation system for digital multilevel nonvolatile memory. Silicon Storage Technology, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, March 15, 2005: US06867638 (206 worldwide citation)

A high voltage generator provides high voltage signals with different regulated voltage levels. A charge pump generates the high voltage, and includes a quadrature phase forward and backward Vt-canceling high-voltage self-biasing charge pump with a powerup-assist diode. A high voltage series regulat ...


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Charles L Jones III, William A Eginton: System and method of targeted marketing. Marketswitch, Piper Rudnick, Jerold I Schneider, August 2, 2005: US06925441 (193 worldwide citation)

A system and method of targeted marketing to consumers, including businesses and associates, based upon the financial characteristics of the consumer, type offer being made and the channel of communication for delivery of the offer. The consumer is characterized based upon financial, behavioral, and ...


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Dennis R Hollars: Thin-film solar cells. Miasole, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, December 13, 2005: US06974976 (192 worldwide citation)

A method of manufacturing improved thin-film solar cells entirely by sputtering includes a high efficiency back contact/reflecting multi-layer containing at least one barrier layer consisting of a transition metal nitride. A copper indium gallium diselenide (Cu(InXGa1−X)Se2) absorber layer (X rangin ...


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William J Earl, Terry G Hahn, Dhanabal Ekambaram: System and method for managing software upgrades in a distributed computing system. Agami Systems, DLA Piper Rudnick Gray Cary US, November 15, 2005: US06966058 (165 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing software upgrades in a distributed computing system. The distributed computing system may include a plurality of nodes which provide one or more fault-tolerant services. The system and method perform software upgrades in a sequential or “rolling” manner (e.g., node b ...


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Volker Blanz, Thomas Vetter: Method and apparatus for the processing of images. Max Planck Gesellschaft zur Forderung der Wissenschaften e V, Piper Rudnick, April 29, 2003: US06556196 (155 worldwide citation)

A method of processing an image of a three-dimensional object, including the steps of providing a morphable object model derived from a plurality of 3D images, matching the morphable object model to at least one 2D object image, and providing the matched morphable object model as a 3D representation ...