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David N Bonnell, Kirill L Tatarinov, Martin W Picard: System for monitoring and managing computer resources and applications across a distributed computing environment using an intelligent autonomous agent architecture. BMC Software, Vinson & Elkins L, August 5, 1997: US05655081 (565 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for monitoring and managing the applications and resources on a distributed computer network. Preferably, at least one manager software system runs on at least one of the networked computer systems designated as a network management computer system or "console" s ...


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James F Zucherman, Ken Y Hsu, Scott Yerby, Robert A Smith: Implantable prosthetic or tissue expanding device. Keraplast Technologies, Vinson & Elkins L, August 31, 2004: US06783546 (214 worldwide citation)

A keratin hydrogel-filled implantable prosthetic device. One device is a breast implant for augmenting or reconstructing a human breast including an envelope containing a keratin hydrogel. Another device is an implant for the intervertebral disc space. One keratin hydrogel is formed from a solid pre ...


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Dennis Lee Myers, Kim Steven Culp: Electronic medical record using text database. Scott & White Memorial Hospital, Vinson & Elkins L, November 3, 1998: US05832450 (164 worldwide citation)

An electronic medical record system stores data about patient encounters arising from a content generator in free-form text. A header for each encounter record also uses text to store context information for each encounter record. Each header comprises a plurality of attributes embodied as a field d ...


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Ronald Anthony Shipp, Stuart Hecht, Patrick Allen Harkin: Graphics controller utilizing video memory to provide macro command capability and enhanched command buffering. Compaq Computer Corporation, Vinson & Elkins L, August 18, 1998: US05796413 (151 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed for buffering graphics commands in a video graphics system, and for implementing graphics macro commands. The invention makes use of off-screen portions of video memory to create a dynamic command FIFO for commands, and to store command sequences for later or re ...


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Donald K Belcher, David C Bailey: Automatic antenna tuner for low-cost mobile radio. Flash Comm, Vinson & Elkins L, December 31, 1996: US05589844 (130 worldwide citation)

An automatic antenna tuner which conjugately matches the impedance of an electrically small antenna to the impedance of a transmit amplifier output stage by using a pi-type impedance matching network with adjustable capacitive circuit components which are preferably implemented using a low cost esca ...


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Robert C Ledzius, James L Flemmons, Lawrence R Maturo: Reconfigurable computing system and method and apparatus employing same. Quickflex, Vinson & Elkins L, March 25, 2003: US06539438 (128 worldwide citation)

A reconfigurable computing system and method of use are provided for interfacing a plurality of application programs running on a host system to one or more hardware objects defined in one or more configuration files. The system includes reconfigurable computing circuitry comprising flexibly configu ...


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Mark E Van Dyke, Cheryl R Blanchard, Scott F Timmons, Arlene J Siller Jackson, Robert A Smith: Implantable prosthetic or tissue expanding device. Keraplast Technologies, Timothy S Corder, Stephen J Moloney, Vinson & Elkins L, April 16, 2002: US06371984 (115 worldwide citation)

A keratin hydrogel-filled implantable prosthetic device. One device is a breast implant for augmenting or reconstructing a human breast including an envelope containing a keratin hydrogel. One keratin hydrogel is formed from a solid precursor which forms a keratin hydrogel upon addition of water. On ...


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Philip L Gildenberg: Hair transplantation method and apparatus. Vinson & Elkins L, July 1, 2003: US06585746 (90 worldwide citation)

A hair transplantation method and apparatus utilizes a stereotactic robot, which includes a robotic arm, having a hair follicle introducer associated with the robotic arm.


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Daniel B Granzow: Elongated ink jet printhead using joined piezoelectric actuator. Compag Computer Corporation, Vinson & Elkins L, May 12, 1998: US05751318 (89 worldwide citation)

A sidewall actuated channel array for a high density ink jet printhead includes a top wall, bottom wall and a plurality of liquid confining channels formed between columns of polarized piezoelectric material. The array is formed from a plurality of sheets of polarized piezoelectric material which ar ...


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George D Butler II: Method and apparatus for telephone number portability. Stratus Computer, Vinson & Elkins L, April 29, 1997: US05625681 (88 worldwide citation)

A telephone network includes switches which are capable of mapping between subscriber numbers, which are owned by the subscriber, and provider numbers, which define the physical location of the switch at which the subscriber is connected, in order to provide portability of telephone numbers. Switche ...