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Roberta S Cohen, Kenneth M Huber, Deborah J Mills: Communication system having unified messaging. American Telephone and Telegraph Company, AT&T Information Systems, David H Tannenbaum, David R Padnes, June 6, 1989: US04837798 (791 worldwide citation)

Unified messaging is a concept that provides for a single electronic mailbox for different types of messages. The mailbox can be on a user's host computer, PBX, PC, etc., and the user has consistant facilities available to originate, receive and manipulate messages. Messages can be translated from o ...


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Robert P Barrie, Jon Bengtson: Multiple progressive gaming system that freezes payouts at start of game. IGT, Townsend & Townsend, June 6, 1989: US04837728 (761 worldwide citation)

A rapidly incrementing multiple progressive gaming system. One or more gaming controllers are coupled to a progressive controller. Coin drop and win information at each gaming controller is provided to and accumulated by the progressive controller. Meter amounts generated at the progressive controll ...


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Juergen Dethloff, Christian Hinneberg: Multi-user card system. Juergen Dethloff, Notaro & Michalos, June 6, 1989: US04837422 (483 worldwide citation)

A card combination which is issued to a single cardholder can be reprogrammed by the cardholder for use by a sub-user to a desired extent with regard to value and time. The cardholder uses a master enabling code to access the programming mechanism. He/she assigns a sub-PIN for use by the sub-user an ...


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Charles L Byers, Joseph H Schulman, David I Whitmoyer: Method of making an electrode array. Alfred E Mann Foundation for Scientific Research, June 6, 1989: US04837049 (463 worldwide citation)

A very small electrode array is disclosed, having numerous, small, sharp, conductive protuberances (needles) which penetrate nerves, organs, muscle or other body part for sensing the electrical activity therein or to provide electrical stimulation. The protuberances are carried on a base and there i ...


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Donald E Weder: Method of shaping and holding a sheet of material about a flower pot with a collar. Highland Supply Corporation, Dunlap Codding Peterson & Lee, June 6, 1989: US04835834 (446 worldwide citation)

An article and method for shaping a sheet of material around an object such as a flower pot, the article comprising a ring-shaped collar adapted to be secured around the object. The collar may comprise pinch rings or barbed piercing elements, disposed about the periphery of the collar for attaching ...


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Theresa M Allen: Liposomes with enhanced circulation time. Liposome Technology, June 6, 1989: US04837028 (435 worldwide citation)

A composition of liposomes which contain an entrapped pharmaceutical agent and are characterized by: (a) liposome sizes predominantly between about 0.08 and 0.5 microns: (b) at least about 50 mole percent of a membrane-rigidifying component, such as sphingomyelin or neutral phospholipids with predom ...


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Roderick W Landymore, Allan E Marble: Method for effecting closure of a perforation in the septum of the heart. Killworth Gottman Hagan & Schaeff, June 6, 1989: US04836204 (376 worldwide citation)

A novel double-balloon septal defect occlusion catheter which is used in conjunction with a unique surgical procedure to temporarily close septal perforations, particularly spontaneous ventricular septal perforations following acute myocardial infarction, without the need for open heart surgery, thu ...


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Marco Brandestini, Werner H Moermann: Method and apparatus for the three-dimensional registration and display of prepared teeth. Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, June 6, 1989: US04837732 (327 worldwide citation)

The method provides a means for a dentist to record the shape in situ of teeth prepared for repair. During a search mode, a high resolution grey scale image is presented on a monitor. The scan head is positioned over the prepared cavity, using this visual feedback. A trigger initiates actual 3D data ...


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James P Suttle, Daniel A Jones: Poker game. Caribbean Stud Enterprises, Quirk Tratos & Roethel, June 6, 1989: US04836553 (316 worldwide citation)

A card game in which a player and a dealer are each dealt five cards. If the dealer has a poker hand having a value less than Ace-King combination or better, the player automatically wins. If the dealer has a poker hand having a value of an Ace-King combination or better, then the higher of the play ...


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Felix M DiRe, Joseph Carlisi: Game with multiple winning ways. James J Ralabate, June 6, 1989: US04836546 (311 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and game process having two steps, Step I and Step II, is disclosed having three ways of winning. In step I, the player preselects up to "Y" numbers, "Y" is equal to the number of indicators on the apparatus. In Step, I, the first way of winning (or becoming eligible to win) is by selec ...