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Charles Lewis, Kathleen M Sheehan, Richard N DeVore, Leonard C Swanson: Computerized mastery testing system, a computer administered variable length sequential testing system for making pass/fail decisions. Educational Testing Service, White & Case, October 22, 1991: US05059127 (138 worldwide citation)

A computerized mastery testing system providing for the computerized implementation of sequential testing in order to reduce test length without sacrificing mastery classification accuracy. The mastery testing system is based on Item Response Theory and Bayesian Decision Theory which are used to qua ...


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Eva G Johansson, Jan M R Utas Sjoberg: Method of forming an improved hydrophilic coating on a polymer surface. Astra Meditec, White & Case, March 6, 1990: US04906237 (137 worldwide citation)

A method of forming an improved hydrophilic coating by applying on a non-reactive hydrophilic polymer surface layer an osmolality-increasing compound to produce a more stable hydrophilic surface and to produce a more slippery surface in wet condition. The polymer surface layer is treated with a solu ...


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Bjorn Albrektsson, Lars Valter Carlsson, Carl Magnus Gosta Jacobsson, Tord Valter Rostlund, Stig Gosta Wennberg: Joint prosthesis and apparatus for preparing the bone prior to fitting of the prosthesis. Astra Aktiebolag, White & Case, August 15, 2000: US06102954 (128 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a prosthesis for uni-condylar or bi-condylar replacement of a joint in a human body and in particular to the tibia side of a knee joint. By means of an elongate fixture, a prosthetic plate is secured in position in a pre-prepared tibia portion and is allowed to heal, without ...


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Bjorn Albrektsson, Lars Carlsson, Magnus Jacobsson, Tord Rostlund, Stig Wennberg: Cutting guide instrument. Astra Aktiebolag, White & Case, September 19, 2000: US06120510 (125 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a cutting guide instrument and method for enabling high-precision resection of the head (caput femoris) (8) of the neck (5) of a human femur (collum femoris) at a predetermined cutting angle (.alpha..sub.c) to the femoral shaft (9) and on a predetermined cutting level (L.sub ...


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Sigmund J Lofstedt: Method for drug administration. White & Case, May 26, 1992: US05116311 (121 worldwide citation)

A new method for administration of pharmacological solutions into the nasal cavity whereby the patient's head is being bent forward 55.degree.-90.degree. from an upright position as well as a device for use in the administration. The method makes it possible to irrigate or treat the whole or nearly ...


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John D Pazienza, Peter G Piferi, Gary J Becker: Crimpable intraluminal endoprosthesis having helical elements. Orbus Medical Technologies, White & Case, November 23, 2004: US06821292 (121 worldwide citation)

A stent having helical elements, a geometry for improved crimping, and a good stent-to-vessel ratio is disclosed. In one embodiment, the stent has a plurality of first helical segments and a plurality of second opposing helical segments. The first helical segments are comprised of a plurality of fir ...


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Volker Kreidler, Knut Lagies, Wolfgang Mutscheller: Database system and method for industrial automation services. Siemens Aktiengesellschaft, White & Case, December 13, 2005: US06975913 (114 worldwide citation)

A host system generates and manages databases incorporating data gathered from a plurality of client automation systems, such as CNC machine tools. The data may include real-time data, and is captured from the client systems under supervision of software downloaded over a network from the host syste ...


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Karl Axel Hook, Nils B Nilson, Kjell I Wellenstam: Automatic two-chamber injector. Astra Meditec, White & Case, January 8, 1991: US04983164 (112 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to an automatic two-chamber injector for mixing and injecting a medical solution. The injector comprises a barrel (11) having a first end with a receiving portion (15) for an injection needle (17), said portion being sealed prior to use, and a second end with a displaceable plu ...


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Adam J Grove, Michael Kharitonov, Alexei Tumarkin: System and method for high-performance delivery of Internet messages by selecting first and second specialized intermediate nodes to optimize a measure of communications performance between the source and the destination. Netli, White & Case, March 28, 2006: US07020719 (109 worldwide citation)

The invention uses a distributed network of specialized nodes of different types dispersed around the Internet. In operation, web client's requests are directed to a node of a first type chosen to be close to the client, and the client communicates with this node using a standard protocol such as HT ...