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Peter Albert Monta, Selim Shlomo Rakib, Edward Anthony Krause: Headend cherrypicker multiplexer with switched front end. Terayon Communication Systems, Thelen Reid & Priest, May 2, 2006: US07039048 (298 worldwide citation)

A headend or central office or satellite uplink facility for receiving upstream video-on-demand requests and MPEG transport streams containing video program data and packetizing said video data into TCP/IP or UDP/IP packets and LAN packets and routing them through a switch to one or more cherrypicke ...


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Anthony P Bata, Clayton T Boyd: XML presentation of general-purpose data sources. Quovadx, Thelen Reid & Priest, David B Ritchie, May 31, 2005: US06901403 (285 worldwide citation)

A system and method for presenting one or more general-purpose application-accessible data sources as an XML representation is discussed. Information that describes the way data is structured or organized in the data source is accessed from the data source. A virtual file system representation compr ...


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William N Aldrich, Michael V Morejohn, Richard A Helkowski, Ivan Sepetka: Instruments and methods employing thermal energy for the repair and replacement of cardiac valves. Cardiothoracic Systems, Thelen Reid & Priest, March 12, 2002: US06355030 (238 worldwide citation)

The present invention is methods and devices for improving valve function in a heart. Particularly a device of the present invention comprises a an elongate member having a distal end and a proximal end, a thermal heating member fixed to the distal end of the elongate member, wherein the thermal hea ...


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Rene W Schmidt, Hans E Muller, Scott R Violet: Browser-independent and automatic apparatus and method for receiving, installing and launching applications from a browser on a client computer. Sun Microsystems, David B Ritchie, John P Schaub, Thelen Reid & Priest, April 8, 2003: US06546554 (221 worldwide citation)

A browser-independent and automatic apparatus and method for receiving, installing, and launching applications from a browser is described. According to one embodiment, a helper application is registered with a browser for a specified file type. When the browser encounters a link to a metafile of th ...


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Yehuda Azenkot, Paul Alan Lind, Michael Grimwood, Selim Shlomo Rakib: Head end receiver for digital data delivery systems using mixed mode SCDMA and TDMA multiplexing. Terayon Communicaion Systems, Thelen Reid & Priest, May 23, 2006: US07050419 (205 worldwide citation)

A pipelined digital data receiver for a cable TV headend which is capable of receiving DOCSIS 1.0 or 1.1 or advanced PHY TDMA or SCDMA bursts having programmable symbol rates and programmable modulation types as well as a host of other burst parameters such at Trellis code modulation on or off, scra ...


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Lucern K Ma, Murali Duvvury: Method and system for high reliability cluster management. Cisco Technology, Thelen Reid & Priest, David B Ritchie, Masako Ando, February 15, 2005: US06856591 (197 worldwide citation)

A method provides high reliability to management of a cluster of network devices. The cluster including a command network device and at least one member network device. The command network device has a commander IP address and a commander MAC address. The method includes: defining a standby group by ...


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Paul A Spence, Warren P Williamson IV, George Christakis: Access and cannulation device and method for rapidly placing same and for rapidly closing same in minimally invasive surgery. Origin Medsystems, Thelen Reid & Priest, December 3, 2002: US06488692 (195 worldwide citation)

An access and cannulation device includes a mounting element such as the anastomosis mounting element disclosed in U.S. application Ser. No. 08/714,615 (now U.S. Pat. No. 5,868,763) and U.S. application Ser. No. 09/200,796. The device is used to provide access therethrough and via an incision to the ...


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Aravind Sitaraman, Maria Alice Dos Santos, Shuxian Lou, Shujin Zhang, Sampath Kumar Sthothra Bhasham: Integrated IP address management. Cisco Technology, David B Ritchie, Thelen Reid & Priest, July 30, 2002: US06427170 (187 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for managing dynamic IP address allocation in a data communications network having a point of presence, a network access device associated with said point of presence, and user connections to users formed through the network access device. The system includes a protocol gatewa ...


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Teddy Pardo: Telephone docking station for personal digital assistant. Cisco Technology, Thelen Reid & Priest, July 24, 2001: US06266539 (185 worldwide citation)

A telephone docking station for a personal digital assistant provides a simple docking arrangement in conjunction with a basic telephone circuit that exploits all of the resident intelligence of a PDA in connection with the telephone circuit to extend the PDA's functionality to the telephone, w ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, James R Riegel: Haptic feedback for touchpads and other touch controls. Immersion Corporation, Thelen Reid & Priest, December 12, 2006: US07148875 (173 worldwide citation)

A haptic feedback planar touch control used to provide input to a computer. A touch input device includes a planar touch surface that inputs a position signal to a processor of the computer based on a location of user contact on the touch surface. The computer can position a cursor in a displayed gr ...