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Herrick J Johnson, Margaret Olson, Stuart Jones, Stephanie Bodoff, Stephen C Bertrand, Paul H Levine: Network license server. Apollo Computer, Weingarten Schurgin Gagnebin & Hayes, June 11, 1991: US05023907 (571 worldwide citation)

A system for the management of computer programs in a computer network environment is presented. A network license server comprises a license server daemon which provides access to a computer program based on information stored in user and license databases. To track software usage, the daemon also ...


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Richard H Tullis: Oligonucleotide therapeutic agent and method of making same. Molecular Biosystems, Pretty Schroeder Brueggemann & Clark, June 11, 1991: US05023243 (408 worldwide citation)

For use in controlling biologic functions in an organism, a stabilized oligonucleotide, preferably in a phosphotriester form, having a base sequence substantially complementary to a portion of messenger ribonucleic acid coding for a biological component, such as a protein, of the organism. The oligo ...


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John J Zayhowski, Aram Mooradian: Electrostatically deformable single crystal dielectrically coated mirror. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds, June 11, 1991: US05022745 (350 worldwide citation)

An electrostatically deformable single crystal mirror comprising a highly conducting thick substrate layer and a highly conducting thin membrane layer separated from the thick layer by an insulator is disclosed. The center of the insulating layer is etched to form a cavity. The outer surface of the ...


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Dean Hseih: Transdermal and trans-membrane delivery of drugs. Conrex Pharmaceutical Corporation, Alexis Barron, June 11, 1991: US05023252 (290 worldwide citation)

The rate of absorption of drugs across skin and other body membranes such as mucous membranes and the blood brain barrier is enhanced by adding to the drug composition a compound which enhances the rate. This compound may be macrocyclic ester, diester, amide, diamide, amidine, diamidine, thioester, ...


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William A Lutz, John B Wright, Noel Moss, Richard Delia: Travelers cheque transaction terminal. MasterCard International, Brumbaugh Graves Donohue & Raymond, June 11, 1991: US05023782 (250 worldwide citation)

An electronic travelers cheque transaction terminal for use in a financial institution such as a bank for purposes of assisting in the sale, refund or encashment of travelers cheques, and used in combination with a host computer with which the terminal is connected by telephone communication lines a ...


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Kenneth W Horch, John H Fisher, Barry L Evans: Apparatus for automated tactile testing. Topical Testing, Madson & Metcalf, June 11, 1991: US05022407 (234 worldwide citation)

An automatic apparatus for testing tactile responses of a patient is disclosed. The embodiments of the invention variously include components for: applying a nonambient temperature to the patient's skin to test the patient's response to thermal stimuli; pricking the patient's skin to test the patien ...


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Wayne A Davidson, Diana S Winter: Automated call handling apparatus. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Peter Visserman, Werner Ulrich, June 11, 1991: US05023868 (227 worldwide citation)

A computer connected to an ISDN switch via an ISDN digital subscriber line, has shared cell appearances with a number of telephone stations connected to the switch and on the basis of shared call appearance associated messages from the switch, controls the forwarding of calls directed to the station ...


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James P Suttle, Daniel A Jones: Electronic poker game. Caribbean Stud Enterprises, Quirk Tratos & Roethel, June 11, 1991: US05022653 (207 worldwide citation)

An electronic device is used to play 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 an Ace-King combination or better, the player automatically wins. If the dealer has a poker hand having a value of an Ace-king combinatio ...


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Murray Kaplan, Robert W Humes: Direct telephone dial ordering service. Science Dynamics Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, June 11, 1991: US05023904 (206 worldwide citation)

A direct telephone dialing ordering system and method is disclosed wherein a calling customer can order products and/or services from a given vendor without voice interchange. The system operates in a local Access and Transport Area (LATA) switching network which has Feature Group D services utilizi ...


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Tokuji Ishida, Masataka Hamada, Kenji Ishibashi, Nobuyuki Taniguchi, Hiroshi Ootsuka, Toshio Norita, Toshihiko Karasaki: Automatic focus detection system. Minolta Camera Kabushiki Kaisha, Price Gess & Ubell, June 11, 1991: US05023646 (179 worldwide citation)

A camera with an automatic focusing device has an objective lens mounted on a camera. An image formed by the objective lens is divided into a plurality of zones. In each zone, a brightness distribution is obtained so as to detect a rough focusing condition in each zone, thereby producing a plurality ...