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Douglas L Peckover: Intelligent agents for electronic commerce. Personal Agents, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 12, 2000: US06119101 (622 worldwide citation)

A system for electronic commerce (10) having personal agents (12 and 13) that represent consumers and providers in a virtual marketplace (28). Consumer personal agents conceal the identity of the consumer and are capable of creating decision agents (14) that shop for products and assist consumers in ...


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Danny M Nessett, William Paul Sherer: Multilayer firewall system. 3Com Corporation, Kent R Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati Richardson, October 19, 1999: US05968176 (621 worldwide citation)

A system provides for establishing security in a network that include nodes having security functions operating in multiple protocol layers. Multiple network devices, such as remote access equipment, routers, switches, repeaters and network cards having security functions are configured to contribut ...


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Ronald G Lax, Gary S Fanton, Stuart D Edwards: Method and apparatus for controlled contraction of soft tissue. Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 29, 1996: US05569242 (536 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are provided for control contraction of tissue that includes collagen fibers. The apparatus includes a handpiece, and an electrode with an electrode proximal end associated with the handpiece. A distal end of the electrode has a geometry that delivers a controlled amount of e ...


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Roger A Stern: Apparatus and method for treatment of tissue. Thermage, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, July 2, 2002: US06413255 (516 worldwide citation)

An apparatus to treat the skin includes a template having a tissue interface surface and an energy delivery device coupled to the template. The energy delivery device is configured to be coupled to a power source and has a variable resistance portion. A sensor is coupled to one of the template, the ...


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Arthur Sherman: Sequential chemical vapor deposition. Robert Moll, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, June 29, 1999: US05916365 (515 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides for sequential chemical vapor deposition by employing a reactor operated at low pressure, a pump to remove excess reactants, and a line to introduce gas into the reactor through a valve. A first reactant forms a monolayer on the part to be coated, while the second reac ...


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Edward W Knowlton: Method for controlled contraction of collagen tissue. Thermage, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, May 26, 1998: US05755753 (505 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus applies radiant energy through the skin to underlying collagen tissue without substantially modifying melanocytes and other epithelial cells in the epidermis. A porous membrane is adapted to receive an electrolytic solution and become inflated to substantially conform a contac ...


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Stuart D Edwards, James Baker, Bruno Strul, Ronald G Lax: RF treatment apparatus. ZoMed International, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, February 4, 1997: US05599345 (482 worldwide citation)

An RF treatment apparatus includes a catheter with a catheter lumen. A removable needle electrode is positioned in the catheter lumen in a fixed relationship to the catheter. The needle electrode includes a needle lumen and a needle electrode distal end. A removable introducer is slidably positioned ...


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Stuart D Edwards: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Vidacare, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, October 29, 1996: US05569241 (468 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus has a balloon that is inserted into an organ of a body and ablates all or a selected portion of the inner layer of the organ. Electrolytic solution fills the balloon, and the balloon includes a plurality of apertures from which electrolytic solution flows from the balloon. The ...


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Stuart D Edwards, Kee S Lee, James Baker, Bruno Strul: Thin layer ablation apparatus. Vidacare, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 24, 1996: US05558672 (448 worldwide citation)

An ablation apparatus has an expandable member that is inserted into an organ of a body and ablates all or a selected portion of the inner layer of the organ. Electrolytic solution fills the expandable member, and the expandable member includes a plurality of apertures from which electrolytic soluti ...


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Joseph M Tartaglia, Wade A Keller, Amir Belson, Arthur R Ratchford: Endoscope with adjacently positioned guiding apparatus. Neoguide Systems, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, January 10, 2006: US06984203 (394 worldwide citation)

An endoscope with guiding apparatus is provided. The endoscope has an elongate body with a steerable distal portion, an automatically controlled portion, a flexible and passively manipulated proximal portion, and an externally controlled and manipulatable guiding apparatus. The guiding apparatus may ...



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