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Edgar Downs, George Gregory Gruse, Marco M Hurtado, Christopher T Lehman, Kenneth Louis Milsted, Jeffrey B Lotspiech: Electronic content delivery system. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, Steven J Soucar, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, May 1, 2001: US06226618 (1442 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method and apparatus of securely providing data to a user's system. The data is encrypted so as to only be decryptable by a data decrypting key, the data decrypting key being encrypted using a first public key, and the encrypted data being accessible to the user's system, th ...


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Sharon Renee Consentino, Steffen Michael Fohn, Arthur Reginald Greef, Gregory Christopher Hansen: Enhanced tree control system for navigating lattices data structures and displaying configurable lattice-node labels. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, Steven J Soucar, Anne Vachon Dougherty, April 25, 2000: US06055515 (108 worldwide citation)

The objective of the instant invention is to define a computer user interface display system that presents hierarchical data in an enhanced tree presentation control that blends the ease-of-use character of the familiar "tree presentation control" with a technique for navigating more complex lattice ...


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Joaquin M Marques: Category processing of query topics and electronic document content topics. International Business Machines, Steven J Soucar, Anne Vachon Dougherty, January 30, 2001: US06182066 (97 worldwide citation)

A system for tailoring user queries and for categorizing and searching metadata about content provided on the internet and/or intranet for delivery in accordance with customized user profiles. The method and system categorizes query content and document content to facilitate the collection, storage ...


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John Edward Cronin: Integrated circuit chip wiring structure with crossover capability and method of manufacturing the same. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Soucar, Schmeiser Olsen & Watts, October 6, 1998: US05818110 (86 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit chip wiring structure having crossover and contact capability without an interlock via layer and a method of making the wiring structure all disclosed. The method utilizes a multi-damascene approach, using the standard damascene processing steps to wire the first, then metalliz ...


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George Gregory Gruse, Kenneth Louis Milsted, Marco M Hurtado, Glen Edward Hamblin: Method and system for recording in-progress broadcast programs. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, Steven J Soucar, Fleit Khan Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, January 9, 2001: US06173112 (68 worldwide citation)

In a data communication network wherein broadcasted transmissions include a portion uniquely identifying the content of the following transmission and wherein transmissions are repeated at predetermined intervals, a communication unit for operating within the system includes a receiver, a processor, ...


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Abbas Behfar Rad, Charles H Perry, Krishna G Sachdev: Ceramic probe card and method for reducing leakage current. International Business Machines Corporation, Peter W Delio & Peterson Peterson, Steven J Soucar, July 2, 1996: US05532608 (65 worldwide citation)

An electrical probe card for parametric testing of microelectronics having reduced leakage current, includes a hydrophobic layer of a self curing silicone material coating the entire exposed surface of the ceramic card between exposed conductors. The hydrophobic layer has a thickness of less than 1 ...


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Rajiv V Joshi, Jerome J Cuomo, Hormazdyar M Dalal, Louis L Hsu: Refractory metal capped low resistivity metal conductor lines and vias formed using PVD and CVD. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Soucar, Harold Huberfeld, November 27, 2001: US06323554 (56 worldwide citation)

Capping a low resistivity metal conductor line or via with a refractory metal allows for effectively using chemical-mechanical polishing techniques because the hard, reduced wear, properties of the refractory metal do not scratch, corrode, or smear during chemical-mechanical polishing. Conductive li ...


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Birendra Nath Agarwala: Ball limiting metalization process for interconnection. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Soucar Esq, Whitham Curtis & Whitham, August 29, 2000: US06111321 (50 worldwide citation)

A two-step masking process is disclosed for forming a ball limiting metallurgy (BLM) pad structure for a solder joint interconnection used between a support substrate and a semiconductor chip. A solder non-wettable layer and a solder wettable layer are deposited on the surface of a support substrate ...


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Steffen Michael Fohn, Arthur Reginald Greef, John Frederick Schumacher: Method and system for providing a flexible and extensible database interactive on-line electronic catalog. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Soucar, Anne Vachon Dougherty, June 13, 2000: US06076091 (41 worldwide citation)

An on-line interactive catalog system having a plurality of catalog agent metaphors (CAM's), each comprising a set of components, portions of a knowledge representation and a design for the creation of components, facilitating the creation of different forms of interactions with an electronic catalo ...


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Rajiv V Joshi, Jerome J Cuomo, Hormazdyar M Dalal, Louis L Hsu: Refractory metal capped low resistivity metal conductor lines and vias. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Soucar, March 30, 1999: US05889328 (33 worldwide citation)

Capping a low resistivity metal conductor line or via with a refractory metal allows for effectively using chemical-mechanical polishing techniques because the hard, reduced wear, properties of the refractory metal do not scratch, corrode, or smear during chemical-mechanical polishing. Superior cond ...