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Trace O Gordon: body fold and extension exercise apparatus. Thorpe North & Western L, September 23, 1997: US05669865 (83 worldwide citation)

A fold/extension exercise apparatus is disclosed including a support frame with a seating device pivotably attached thereto. Attached to the support frame and to the seating device may be one or more elongate pull-up/press bars with a handle formed therein or some other mechanism for exercising the ...


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Douglas P Hansen, John Gunther: Polarizer apparatus for producing a generally polarized beam of light. Moxtek, Thorpe North & Western L, March 27, 2001: US06208463 (81 worldwide citation)

A polarizing device has an arrangement of generally parallel elements disposed in an unpolarized source light beam for transmitting polarizations perpendicular to the elements and reflecting polarizations parallel to the elements. The elements may be disposed at substantially any incidence angle and ...


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Charles D Ebert, Srinivasan Venkateshwaran, Werner Heiber, Suresh Borsadia: Drug-containing adhesive composite transdermal delivery device. Theratech, Thorpe North & Western L, May 6, 1997: US05626866 (80 worldwide citation)

A method for making a transdermal drug delivery device for heat sensitive and volatile drugs is disclosed. The device contains a drug-containing adhesive composite layer having an impermeable backing material laminated to the distal surface thereof and a proximal peelable impermeable backing materia ...


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Srinivasan Venkateshwaran, David Fikstad, Charles D Ebert: Pressure sensitive adhesive matrix patches for transdermal delivery of salts of pharmaceutical agents. TheraTech, Thorpe North & Western L, November 16, 1999: US05985317 (76 worldwide citation)

A method of transdermally or transmucosally delivering a hydrophilic salt form of a drug with a water-based pressure sensitive hydrophobic adhesive matrix patch optionally containing a permeation enhancer is disclosed. A matrix patch comprising a water-based pressure sensitive hydrophobic adhesive, ...


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Younsik Cha, Young Kweon Choi, Chaul Min Pai: Preparation of peptide containing biodegradable microspheres by melt process. Macromed, Thorpe North & Western L, September 9, 1997: US05665428 (76 worldwide citation)

Peptide/protein biodegradable drug delivery devices are prepared as microspheres without the use of solvents by a polymer melt process. A melt of thermostable polypeptides and an appropriate low melting block copolymer mixture is prepared and dispersed in an appropriate fluid medium such as air, wat ...


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William H McMahan: Fiber-optic plug and receptacle providing automatic appliance recognition. Thorpe North & Western L, October 28, 1997: US05681307 (72 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system for communicating information from a detachable appliance to a base unit so that the base unit can calibrate its operation to match the characteristics of the detachable appliance. The invention has particular benefits when used with medical lasers. A receptac ...


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Robert A Casper, Frank A Leith, David L Gardner: Device for use with metered dose inhalers (MDIS). Innovative Devices, Thorpe North & Western L, October 27, 1998: US05826571 (68 worldwide citation)

An inhalation device is provided for use with pressurized metered dose inhalers (MDIs). The device includes a mechanical mechanism for applying the force required to discharge the MDI, a breath-activated trigger for activating this mechanical mechanism, an auto-return mechanism for insuring recovery ...


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Philip R Frederick: Automatic horizontal and vertical scanning radar with terrain display. Imaging Accessories, Thorpe North & Western L, July 6, 1999: US05920276 (67 worldwide citation)

A weather radar and terrain map display system for aircraft with the terrain elevation and weather information displayed in an easy to read and comprehend presentation. The system includes an antenna for transmitting and receiving radar signals, a receiver for digitizing the reflected radar signals, ...


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Steve Drost: Isogrid tile. Sport Court, Thorpe North & Western L, August 4, 1998: US05787654 (67 worldwide citation)

A tile for modular flooring assemblies includes a first, second and third pluralities of support ribs which are disposed to intersect and form an isogrid of equilateral support triangles within the tile. The equilateral support triangles provide more even dispersion of loads placed on the tile, and ...


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Paul H Glad: Adaptable communications connectors. Xircom, Thorpe North & Western L, June 30, 1998: US05773332 (58 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for conveying signals between a communications card and a signal utilization device or network. In one form, structures are provided for receiving an RJ series plug and for making electrical connection with at the contacts on the plug and conveying any signals on the contacts to a commu ...



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