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William M Benton: Funds transfer system using optically coupled, portable modules. Vericard Corporation, Lowe King Price & Becker, June 12, 1984: US04454414 (479 worldwide citation)

A system for transferring funds in lieu of cash or other data comprises portable funds transfer modules issued by a bank or other financial institution and carried by each member who may be a vendee or vendor. A first type module (20) comprises a housing (22) containing a keyboard (24) for entering ...


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Charles B Heffron, Roberto Lenarduzzi, Jack E Haken: Method and apparatus to secure proprietary operation of computer equipment. U S Philips Corporation, Robert T Mayer, June 12, 1984: US04454594 (299 worldwide citation)

Apparatus which discourages the use of unauthorized program software with proprietory computer hardware. The computer hardware reads a DATA TABLE from a specified location in separable software and displays the content of that table in human recognizable form. The displayed data is then compared wit ...


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Tamao Morita: Engageable article using permanent magnet. Holman & Stern, June 12, 1984: US04453294 (171 worldwide citation)

A magnetic fastener using a permanent magnet. A first ferromagnetic plate and a permanent magnet attached thereto are mounted on a body of a handbag or the like, and a second ferromagnetic plate is mounted on a cover thereof so that the second ferromagnetic plate may be magnetically fastened to the ...


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Eberhard Zimmerman, Ulrich Schiele: Composition for sealing and healing wounds. Hormon Chemie Munchen, Mark Dryer, June 12, 1984: US04453939 (168 worldwide citation)

A composition and its use for sealing and healing of wounds, comprising a collagen carrier which is coated on one face or all faces with a mixture of (1) a fibrinogen component which contains fibrinogen, factor XIII-containing fibrinogen or a mixture thereof, and (2) a thrombin component which conta ...


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Demetrios D Raftopoulos, James D Baril, Glenn Reimer: Expandable intramedullary nail for the fixation of bone fractures. The University of Toledo, Fraser Barker Purdue & Clemens, June 12, 1984: US04453539 (164 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an improved expandable intramedullary nail for the fixation of bone fractures. The nail includes an elongate sleeve having one end adapted to be inserted within the medullary cavity of the bone. The one end of the sleeve is formed of a predetermined maximum retracted ...


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Mark G Speaker: Intravenous device. Kenyon & Kenyon, June 12, 1984: US04453933 (161 worldwide citation)

A device and a method for feeding a patient intravenously in a manner that reduces the potential for interruption of the intravenous therapy. The device includes an adjustable strap with fastening means for loosely securing the strap around a patient's limb. The encircling length of the strap is adj ...


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Joseph W Wittmann, John M Evans: Cured cellulose ester, method of curing same, and use thereof. UCO Optics, Pollock Vande Sande & Priddy, June 12, 1984: US04454295 (152 worldwide citation)

Cellulose esters are cured by exposure to radiation preferably followed by exposure to elevated temperatures of at least about 100.degree. C. In addition, polymers obtained from reacting certain cellulose esters with certain polymerizable silicon esters are provided. The cured cellulose esters are s ...


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Daniel E Spitzer: Apparatus for powering a body implant device. Hubbell Cohen Stiefel & Gross, June 12, 1984: US04453537 (132 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for powering a pressure actuated body implant device is disclosed. Preferably, the apparatus is utilized to power an artificial heart. The apparatus comprises a reservoir implantable in the body and attachable to a body muscle, a pacemaker having stimulatory electrodes for connection to ...


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Hiroshi Toriumi: Data communication in CATV system. Pioneer Electronic Corporation, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak & Seas, June 12, 1984: US04454538 (131 worldwide citation)

A CATV system having a central facility connected through cables to a number of terminal units to establish two-way data communication. Each terminal unit includes a PLL that oscillates at a frequency corresponding to a channel selected. A frequency divider circuit subjects an output frequency of th ...