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Albert J Mallinckrodt: Integrated cellular communications system. Celsat America, William H Drummond, August 29, 1995: US05446756 (307 worldwide citation)

A cellular communications system is provided having both surface and satellite nodes which are fully integrated for providing service over large areas. A spread spectrum system is used with code division multiple access (CDMA) employing forward error correction coding (FECC) to enhance the effective ...


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Albert J Mallinckrodt: Integrated cellular communications system. David D Otten, William H Drummond, August 16, 1994: US05339330 (298 worldwide citation)

A cellular communications system is provided having both surface and satellite nodes which are fully integrated for providing service over large areas. A spread spectrum system is used with code division multiple access (CDMA) employing forward error correction coding (FECC) to enhance the effective ...


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David C Thomas: Method and apparatus for providing security for computer software. Corban International, William H Drummond, May 1, 1984: US04446519 (281 worldwide citation)

Security for computer software is achieved by providing each purchaser of a software package with an electronic security device which must be operatively connected to the purchaser's computer. The software sends coded interrogation signals to the electronic security device which processes the interr ...


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Jean P Angelchik: Method for treatment of morbid obesity. William H Drummond, August 26, 1986: US04607618 (269 worldwide citation)

Morbid obesity is treated by implacement in the fundus of a hollow shaped appliance. The appliance is formed of semi-rigid skeleton members and is collapsible to a dimension and shape which can be inserted into the stomach through the esophagus and cardiac opening. Upon release of the collapsed devi ...


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Jean P Angelchik: Peroral apparatus for morbid obesity treatment. William H Drummond, March 10, 1987: US04648383 (208 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for peroral treatment of morbid obesity includes a collapsible intra-gastric appliance which can be temporarily deformed to pass through the esophagus and cardiac opening of the stomach and to autogenously assume a normal shape after it is received in the stomach to stimulate neuro-recepto ...


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Jean P Angelchik: Apparatus for effecting anastomotic procedures. William H Drummond, October 5, 1982: US04352358 (192 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method for effecting anastomotic procedures. A deformable annular member has two operative modes, a deformed mode in which the member is shaped to be inserted through an opening in the wall of a hollow body member and a normal mode in which the member is retained within and around the ...


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Richard B Thomas: Method and system for controlling use of protected software. William H Drummond, August 4, 1987: US04685055 (158 worldwide citation)

A protection subroutine with a unique reference code is emplaced in a protected software package. The package also contains a validation program. The protection subroutine and validation program connect with an ESD and both the ESD and the program communicate with a secure computer. Upon receipt of ...


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Jean P Angelchik: Apparatus and method for laparoscopic implantation of anti-reflux prosthesis. William H Drummond, April 9, 1991: US05006106 (138 worldwide citation)

A prosthesis and method for treating gastro esophagus reflux. The prosthesis is a normal C-shaped cushion member, the inside diameter of which is generally larger than the normal outside diameter of the distal esophagus. The C-shaped member is temporarily deformable to a shape adapted for inserting ...


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David R Scott, Thomas S Rhoades: System for assessing the integrity of structural systems. Scott Science & Technology, William H Drummond, November 6, 1984: US04480480 (114 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for assessing the effect of at least one of a plurality of forces acting upon a structure. Structural moment detectors, combined with external signal and data-processing components or structural information detectors which are unitary devices which include the signal and data-pro ...


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Robert Q Riley, David L Carey: Exercise machine with spring-cam arrangement for equalizing the force required through the exercise stroke. William H Drummond, November 4, 1980: US04231568 (75 worldwide citation)

An exercise machine with a user-actuated force-applying member utilizes a spring to resist the physical force applied by the user. The physical force is applied to the spring through a cam arrangement which equalizes the force required throughout the exercise stroke.