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Charles Sperry
Charles R Sperry, Paul J Bladyka: Syringe and syringe actuator. St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, April 5, 1988: US04735619 (27 worldwide citation)

An elongate flexible syringe for the injection of fluids is formed with an elongate flexible tube and an elongate flexible rod sized to move through the bore of the tube to control the discharge of liquid in the tube. A cartridge is provided to store the flexible rod in a coiled form. The flexible r ...


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Karl E Matzke, Paul W Schick: Touch activated control method and apparatus. Karl E Matzke, Isaksen Lathrop Esch Hart & Clark, April 5, 1988: US04736191 (297 worldwide citation)

A cursor control device (10) is provided which has a touch pad (14) formed of individual conductive plates (16) forming sectors of a circle. A user's touch on a dielectric layer (18) overlying the plates (16) is detected by individually charging and discharging each of the sector plates in a sequent ...


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Shunichiro Tejima, Akira Fujii: Satellite communications system with random multiple access and time slot reservation. NEC Corporation, Laff Whitesel Conte & Saret, April 5, 1988: US04736371 (251 worldwide citation)

A multiple access data communication system is disclosed wherein a communication channel is shared by a plurality of stations. The channel is divided into frames each being partitioned into time slots smaller in number than the number of stations of the system. A reservation status signal is constan ...


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Donald L Gerth, Delmar R Muckenfuhs: Dosing device to provide vaporized medicament to the lungs as a fine aerosol. The Procter & Gamble Company, E Kelly Linman, John V Gorman, Richard C Witte, April 5, 1988: US04735217 (243 worldwide citation)

A medicament dosing device capable of administering a vaporized medicament in the form of tiny aerosol particles to the mouth and lungs of the user at a substantially constant concentration level. In a particularly preferred embodiment the dosing device is used to provide nicotine to a cigarette smo ...


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Johann Eibl, Thomas Seelich, Heinz Redl, Georg Habison: Arrangement for applying a tissue adhesive. Immuno Aktiengesellschaft fur Chemisch Medizinische Produkte, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, April 5, 1988: US04735616 (240 worldwide citation)

An arrangement for applying a tissue adhesive based on human or animal proteins, to seamlessly or seam-supportingly connect human or animal tissue or organ parts by uniting with blood-clot-promoting coagulation factors (thrombin). The arrangement includes a plurality of syringe bodies commonly actua ...


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Arthur G Mason: Encrypted broadcast television system. Independent Broadcasting Authority, April 5, 1988: US04736422 (237 worldwide citation)

A conditional access system for transmitting and receiving scrambled television signals over-air includes means for addressing each of the receiving apparatus with an over-air signal whereby to permit reception and descrambling of the signal. The transmitter is provided with means for assembling a c ...


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Shinya Yoshida: Financial transaction processing system using an integrated circuit card device. Omron Tateisi Electronics Co, Stevens Davis Miller & Mosher, April 5, 1988: US04736094 (211 worldwide citation)

A financial transaction processing system comprising an IC card (6) for use in transaction with a financial body, terminals (21e-24e) communicating with the IC card (6) and centers (21-24) provided for each financial body. The IC card (6) comprises a read only memory (2) for storing data for specify ...


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Philip Tomkinson: Racing bicycle having a continuously variable traction drive. Robert F Hess, April 5, 1988: US04735430 (190 worldwide citation)

A low-drag bicycle comprising an elongated, two piece, generally tubular frame of elliptical cross-section extending between the front and rear wheels wherein the cyclist assumes a recumbent position over the frame facing down and powers the cycle by means of a pedal arrangement directly connected t ...


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Francis E Ryder, Stephen P Lisak, Harold L Purdy: Retractable lancet. Ryder International Corporation, Trexler Bushnell Giangiorgi & Blackstone, April 5, 1988: US04735203 (186 worldwide citation)

A retractable, non-reusable bleeding time lancet apparatus comprises a housing having an end opening, a blade, and a carrier for fixedly mounting the blade and mounted in the housing for sliding motion toward and away from the end opening. A resilient biasing member is mounted in the housing in a pr ...


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Gwyneth Gill, John P Ryan, David Singer, Nicholas T L Diamand, Alexandre J Bernatchez, John Lai, David A Le Grand: Data processing methods and apparatus for managing vehicle financing. The Royal Bank of Canada, Thomas L Giannetti, Jeffrey H Ingerman, April 5, 1988: US04736294 (173 worldwide citation)

Data processing methods and apparatus for managing vehicle financing are disclosed. The data processing system provides information to assist in granting a loan applicant credit, processes the loan, and determinates at the time of making the loan a residual value of the vehicle at a predetermined op ...



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