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Jian Dez Chen, Richard W McCallum, Ronald Williams, Robert Ross, Zhiyue Lin, Jonathan Tillack: Gastro-intestinal pacemaker having phased multi-point stimulation. The Center for Innovative Technology, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, November 25, 1997: US05690691 (477 worldwide citation)

A portable or implantable gastric pacemaker includes multiple electrodes that are positionable on the inner or outer surface of an organ in the gastro-intestinal tract and which are individually programmed to deliver a phased electrical stimulation to pace peristaltic movement of material through th ...


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Robert Jeffrey Schloss: System and method for controlling access to data located on a content server. International Business Machines Corporation, Kevin M Jordan Esq, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, January 6, 1998: US05706507 (464 worldwide citation)

The content of free speech over distributed networks, such as the Internet, is often inappropriate for minors as well as offensive to some adults. The invention comprises an advisory server operated by, for example, a third party watchdog group, which rates the content of data downloaded from a cont ...


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Janez Funda, David Arthur LaRose, Russell Highsmith Taylor: Method of creating an image of an anatomical feature where the feature is within a patients body. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, May 12, 1998: US05749362 (398 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises an instrument which is placed in relation to the designated object and which is capable of sending information about the object to a computer. Image processing methods are used to generated images of the object and determine positional information about it. This information c ...


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Charles E Perkins: Highly dynamic destination-sequenced destination vector routing for mobile computers. International Business Machines Corporation, Douglas Cameron, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, May 2, 1995: US05412654 (324 worldwide citation)

Packets are transmitted between stations of an ad-hoc network of mobile stations by using routing tables which are stored at each station of the network. Routing information is broadcast or multicast according to three schedules; upon demand to show new routes, periodically to show recently changed ...


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David Edward Johnson: Multimodal natural language interface for cross-application tasks. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen J Kaufman, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, May 5, 1998: US05748974 (309 worldwide citation)

A multimodal natural language interface interprets user requests combining natural language input from the user with information selected from a current application and sends the request in the proper form to an appropriate auxiliary application for processing. The multimodal natural language interf ...


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Ian Robert Govett: Client/server architecture supporting concurrent servers within a server with a transaction manager providing server/connection decoupling. International Business Machines Corporation, Alison Mortinger, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, June 2, 1998: US05761507 (291 worldwide citation)

A transaction manager intercepts all requests for service from any of a plurality of clients, establishes connections independently of task requests and assigns available servers to the requests in the order the requests are received in order to provide equitable distribution of service resources ov ...


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Naoyasu Ikeda: Current-dependent light-emitting element drive circuit for use in active matrix display device. NEC Corporation, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, February 3, 1998: US05714968 (251 worldwide citation)

In a light-emitting element drive circuit in an active matrix display device, at least one current-control transistor controls a current flowing through a light-emitting element. The current-control transistor and the light-emitting element are connected in parallel to each other. A constant current ...


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Chang Ming Hsieh, Louis L C Hsu, Seiki Ogura: High-density DRAM structure on soi. International Business Machines Corporation, Harold Huberfeld, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, June 18, 1996: US05528062 (198 worldwide citation)

A high density, DRAM cell array with a very short channel, vertical gate transfer transistor that can be manufactured using conventional photolithography process steps. The conventional four-by-four DRAM array shown schematically in FIG. 1a is rearranged to the shared-gate, double-bit array shown sc ...


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Saila Ponnapalli, Mehmet Soyuer, John F Ewen: Method for designing high-Q inductors in silicon technology without expensive metalization. International Business Machines Corporation, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, March 5, 1996: US05497337 (194 worldwide citation)

A method of designing a high Q inductor for implementation in multiple metalization levels in conventional integrated circuit technology uses a software assisted iterative technique to achieve a design Q factor. The inductor turns utilize the multiple metalization levels to reduce inductor resistanc ...


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Edwin J Selker: Method and apparatus for improving visibility and selectability of icons. International Business Machines Corporation, Stephen C Kaufman, Whitham Curtis Whitham & McGinn, October 15, 1996: US05565888 (193 worldwide citation)

Enhanced visibility of icons and other types of menu items is provided by increasing size and or skew or both of one or more icons or menu items in a generally inverse relation to proximity of a cursor image address to particular icons or menu items. Increase of size enhances user recognition of an ...



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