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Bill E Brody, David H Tannenbaum: Currency transfer system and method using fixed limit cards. Winstead Sechrest & Minick, September 27, 1994: US05350906 (541 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a currency transfer system and method which utilizes the existing ATM network but which provides for the temporary assignment of a PIN number and the temporary establishment of a credit limit within an existing account. Using the system a customer can, by using a temporary PIN at ...


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Adam Shostack, David Allouch: Computer security. Netect, Hugh R Kress, Winstead Sechrest & Minick, October 2, 2001: US06298445 (447 worldwide citation)

In one aspect, the invention relates to automatically providing enhancements to computer security software whenever the enhancement becomes available. In another aspect, the invention relates to an integrated system for assessing security vulnerabilities of a computer and/or a computer network.


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Jan Stallaert, Andrew Bernard Whinston, Glenn William Graves: Method and apparatus for bundled asset trading. Omega Consulting, Barry S Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C Newberger, March 7, 2000: US06035287 (430 worldwide citation)

The present invention allows market participants to exchange bundles of assets, including assets in different asset classes. A market participant may value the bundle as an entity, alleviating the need to attempt to attain a value objective in the aggregate by valuing and trading assets individually ...


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Daniel D Hammond: Automatic call back system and method of operation. InterVoice, Winstead Sechrest & Minick, October 13, 1992: US05155761 (245 worldwide citation)

A system and method of answering incoming calls are disclosed in which, if the resource (18)(19) desired by the caller is not then available, a robot controller (14) will inform the caller when a call back to the caller can be made. The callback time can be suggested by the robot controller (14) or ...


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David H Tannenbaum: Currency transfer system and method. Winstead Sechrest & Minick, July 5, 1994: US05326960 (233 worldwide citation)

There is disclosed a currency transfer system and method which utilizes the existing ATM network but which provides for the temporary assignment of a PIN number and the temporary establishment of a credit limit within an existing account. Using the system a customer can, by using a temporary PIN at ...


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Richard E Smalley, Daniel T Colbert, Ting Guo, Andrew G Rinzler, Pavel Nikolaev, Andreas Thess: Method of making ropes of single-wall carbon nanotubes. Rice University, Dwayne L Mason, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, February 6, 2001: US06183714 (190 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a method of making single-wall carbon nanotubes by laser vaporizing a mixture of carbon and one or more Group VIII transition metals. Single-wall carbon nanotubes preferentially form in the vapor and the one or more Group VIII transition metals catalyzed growth of the single- ...


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Sergio Amoni, Paul Daniel Kangas, John David Landers Jr: System and method for voltage switching to supply various voltages and power levels to a peripheral device. International Business Machines Corporation, John D Winstead Sechrest & Minick PC Flynn, March 16, 1999: US05884086 (186 worldwide citation)

Within a data processing system, such as a personal computer, non-standard, or auxiliary, voltage and current may be supplied to an attached peripheral device along with standard Universal Standard Bus (USB) power and signalling. A communication protocol is enabled between the host system and the pe ...


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Richard E Smalley, Daniel T Colbert, Ken A Smith, Deron A Walters, Michael J Casavant, Chad B Huffman, Boris I Yakobson, Robert H Hague, Rajesh Kumar Saini, Wan Ting Chiang: Macroscopic ordered assembly of carbon nanotubes. Wiliam Marsh Rice University, Ross Spencer Garsson Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, September 14, 2004: US06790425 (181 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to the creation of macroscopic materials and objects comprising aligned nanotube segments. The invention entails aligning single-wall carbon nanotube (SWNT) segments that are suspended in a fluid medium and then removing the aligned segments from suspension in a way ...


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Richard E Smalley, Daniel T Colbert, Hongjie Dai, Jie Liu, Andrew G Rinzler, Jason H Hafner, Ken Smith, Ting Guo, Pavel Nikolaev, Andreas Thess: Carbon fibers formed from single-wall carbon nanotubes. William Marsh Rice University, Ross Spencer Garsson, Robert C Shaddox, Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, January 27, 2004: US06683783 (177 worldwide citation)

A method for purifying a mixture comprising single-wall carbon nanotubes and amorphous carbon contaminate is disclosed. The method includes the steps of heating the mixture under oxidizing conditions sufficient to remove the amorphous carbon, followed by recovering a product comprising at least abou ...


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Richard E Smalley, Ramesh Sivarajan: Entangled single-wall carbon nanotube solid material and methods for making same. William Marsh Rice University, Ross Spencer Garsson Winstead Sechrest & Minick P C, May 31, 2005: US06899945 (172 worldwide citation)

Buckyrock is a three-dimensional, solid block material comprising an entangled network of single-wall carbon nanotubes (SWNT), wherein the block comprises greater than 75 wt % SWNT. SWNT buckyrock is mechanically strong, tough and impact resistant. The single-wall carbon nanotubes in buckyrock form ...