Kevin Kunzelman, Sterling Hutto: Common session token system and protocol. Electric Classified, Philip H Townsend and Townsend Crew Albert, March 21, 2000: US06041357 (267 worldwide citation)

An improved session control method and apparatus includes a client which establishes a session with a first server such that the first server can identify the client. When the client wishes to migrate from the first server to a second server, the client requests a session token from the first server ...

David B Swedlow, Michael J Bernstein, Charles E Porges, James E Luecke, Michael W Nootbaar: Medical diagnostic apparatus with sleep mode. Nellcor Puritan Bennett Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend & Crew, May 5, 1998: US05746697 (265 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for conserving power in a medical diagnostic apparatus by using a sleep mode during a monitoring state. The invention monitors physiological parameters of the patient and enters a sleep mode only after they have been stable for a predetermined period of time. The apparatus is ...

Carl F Knopp, William D Fountain, Jerzy Orkiszewski, Michael Persiantsev, H Alfred Sklar, Jan Wysopal: Automated laser workstation for high precision surgical and industrial interventions. VISX, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend and Townsend & Crew, August 8, 2000: US06099522 (242 worldwide citation)

A method, apparatus and system for template-controlled, precision laser interventions is described that greatly improves the accuracy, speed, range, reliability, versatility, safety, and efficacy of interventions such as laser microsurgery, particularly ophthalmic surgery, and industrial micromachin ...

Willem Peter Christiaan Stemmer, Robert J Lipshutz: End-complementary polymerase reaction. Glaxo Group, Townsend and Townsend & Crew, November 10, 1998: US05834252 (224 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a process for amplifying and detecting any target nucleic acid sequence contained in a nucleic acid or mixture thereof and for assembling large polynucleotides from component polynucleotides, each involving generating concatemers formed by PCR amplification of ov ...

Vladimir Lemberg: Optical feedback system for vision correction. VISX Incorporated, Townsend and Townsend Crew, July 16, 2002: US06419671 (161 worldwide citation)

The invention provides laser eye surgery devices, systems, and methods which measure the refractive error in the eye before, during, and/or after vision correction surgery. The invention allows adjustments during the vision correction operation, and allows qualitative and/or quantitative measurement ...

James Joye, Keith Burger, Michael Fourkas, Timothy Holland: Safety cryotherapy catheter. Cryovascular Systems, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend and Townsend & Crew, November 18, 2003: US06648879 (150 worldwide citation)

Improved devices, systems, and methods for inhibiting hyperplasia in blood vessels provide controlled and safe cryotherapy treatment of a target portion within a body lumen of a patient. One embodiment of the cryotherapy catheter comprises a catheter body having a proximal end and a distal end with ...

Bikram Kapoor, M Ziaul Karim, Anchuan Wang: Hydrogen assisted HDP-CVD deposition process for aggressive gap-fill technology. Applied Materials, Townsend and Townsend & Crew, October 26, 2004: US06808748 (150 worldwide citation)

A method of depositing a silicon oxide layer over a substrate having a trench formed between adjacent raised surfaces. In one embodiment the silicon oxide layer is formed in a multistep process that includes depositing a first portion of layer over the substrate and within the trench by forming a hi ...

Marc A Unger, Hou Pu Chou, Ian D Manger, Dave Fernandes, Yong Yi: Microfluidic devices for introducing and dispensing fluids from microfluidic systems. Fluidigm Corporation, Townsend and Townsend Crew, October 4, 2005: US06951632 (143 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides microfluidic devices, systems and methods for using the same, which facilitate the introduction of fluid to and from a microfluidic channel located within the microfluidic devices.

Jonathan J Hull, Mark Peairs, John Cullen, Michael Baxter: Automatic and transparent document archiving. Ricoh Company, Townsend and Townsend & Crew, November 2, 1999: US05978477 (120 worldwide citation)

An automatic archiving system that makes document archiving largely transparent to the user. In one embodiment, documents scanned in or printed during the course of office equipment operation are automatically archived. For example, an office local area network (LAN) may interconnect a copier, a pri ...

J Kenneth Salisbury Jr, Akhil J Madhani, Gary S Guthart, G√ľnter D Niemeyer, Eugene F Duval: Master having redundant degrees of freedom. Intuitive Surgical, Mark D Barrish Esq, Townsend and Townsend & Crew, March 30, 2004: US06714839 (101 worldwide citation)

The invention provides an input device for robotic surgical techniques and other applications. The input device has a handle supported by a linkage having joints with a redundant degree of freedom, with the joints being movable with at least one more degree of freedom than the handle. At least one j ...