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William H. Gates III
Peter C Jackson, William H Gates III, Bryan Loofbourrow: Method and system for processing fields in a document processor. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, September 3, 1996: US05552982 (25 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing calculated fields in a document processing environment. A calculated field comprises a beginning field character, a field code, and an ending field character. The field code specifies a behavior of the calculated field. A user may insert a calculated field into a do ...


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William L Hunter, Lindsay S Machan, A Larry Arsenault: Anti-angiogenic compositions and methods of use. Angiogenesis Technologies, Seed and Berry, February 10, 1998: US05716981 (773 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides compositions comprising an anti-angiogenic factor, and a polymeric carrier. Representative examples of anti-angiogenic factors include Anti-Invasive Factor, Retinoic acids and derivatives thereof, and paclitaxel. Also provided are methods for embolizing blood vessels, ...


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Fred E Silverstein, Eric A Opie: Protective endoscope sheath and method of installing same. Opielab, Seed and Berry, March 3, 1987: US04646722 (649 worldwide citation)

An endoscope sheath having a flexible tube surrounding the elongated core of an endoscope. The flexible tube has a transparent window near its distal end positioned in front of the viewing window of the endoscope. Channels for taking biopsies, injecting air or injecting water to wash the window of t ...


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David C Auth: Non-sticking electrocautery system and forceps. Seed and Berry, January 8, 1985: US04492231 (603 worldwide citation)

A non-sticking electrocautery system having bipolar electrocautery forceps connected to an RF signal generator. The forceps includes a pair of electrically conductive arms movable toward and away from each other. The arms terminate in respective jaws which are adapted to grasp tissue to be cauterize ...


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Robert D Powell, Mark J Nitzberg: Method and system for digital image signatures. Corbis Corporation, Seed and Berry, February 24, 1998: US05721788 (526 worldwide citation)

A method and system for embedding signatures within visual images in both digital representation and print or film. A signature is inseparably embedded within the visible image, the signature persisting through image transforms that include resizing as well as conversion to print or film and back to ...


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David C Auth: Method and apparatus for removal of enclosed abnormal deposits. Seed and Berry, May 1, 1984: US04445509 (487 worldwide citation)

A device for safe removal of abnormal deposits, primarily in the human body, where differential cutting properties provide for fracture of hard matter while safely preserving soft tissue. The device includes a rotating cutting tool having spirally shaped cutting flutes having hardness-differential c ...


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Joseph A Walder, Roxanne Y Walder: Nucleic acid hybridization and amplification method for detection of specific sequences in which a complementary labeled nucleic acid probe is cleaved. University of Iowa Research Foundation, Seed and Berry, April 4, 1995: US05403711 (387 worldwide citation)

A method of detection of nucleic acid (DNA or RNA) target sequence in which such a sequence serves as a cofactor for a catalytic reaction in which a complementary, labeled nucleic acid probe is cleaved such that the target sequence is released intact and can repeatedly recycle through the reaction p ...


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David E Heckerman, John S Breese, Eric Horvitz, David Maxwell Chickering: Collaborative filtering utilizing a belief network. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, December 30, 1997: US05704017 (377 worldwide citation)

The disclosed system provides an improved collaborative filtering system by utilizing a belief network, which is sometimes known as a Bayesian network. The disclosed system learns a belief network using both prior knowledge obtained from an expert in a given field of decision making and a database c ...


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Matsuji Kajiwara: Snap-together flooring system. Nikken Seattle, Seed and Berry, March 22, 1994: US05295341 (362 worldwide citation)

A flooring system having a base member having a top side, an underside, and four circumferentially spaced outer edges, a tongue connector secured to one outer edge by an interlocking rib and groove, a groove connector secured to another outer edge by an interlocking rib and groove, the tongue connec ...


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Fred E Silverstein, Eric A Opie deceased: Endoscope with potential channels and method of using the same. Opielab, Seed and Berry, June 25, 1991: US05025778 (361 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for providing an endoscope with a plurality of potential channels is disclosed. A tubing having a radially flexible wall is positioned adjacent the endoscope insertion tube. The tubing is collapsed prior to inserting the insertion tube into the patient's body. After the inser ...



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