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Steven Jobs
Jean Marie Hullot, Steven P Jobs, Christopher M Franklin: System and method for managing graphic images. NeXT Computer, Laurence S Rogers, Jeffrey H Ingerman, September 8, 1992: US05146556 (91 worldwide citation)

A graphic user interface for a computer is provided in which representations of application programs can be placed on the display in a specified area reserved for such a purpose in which area they could not be so readily obscured and forgotten, and which includes a facility for controlling the place ...


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Gary G Liversidge, Kenneth C Cundy, John F Bishop, David A Czekai: Surface modified drug nanoparticles. Sterling Drug, Arthur H Rosenstein, William J Davis, September 8, 1992: US05145684 (667 worldwide citation)

Dispersible particles consisting essentially of a crystalline drug substance having a surface modifier adsorbed on the surface thereof in an amount sufficient to maintain an effective average particle size of less than about 400 nm, methods for the preparation of such particles and dispersions conta ...


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Elie Cassorla, Jacqueline P de Vries, Michael E Moran, James J Slater, Jay Unger: Method for associating annotation with electronically published material. International Business Machines Corporation, John E Hoel, September 8, 1992: US05146552 (306 worldwide citation)

The operating principle permits a reader of an electronically published document to create notes, bookmarks, or annotations and relate them to a particular location in the document. The record of such annotations or "place marks" can be stored within or separately from the published material. Annota ...


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Mary E Counts, Mohammad R Hajaligol, Constance H Morgan, Ulysses Smith, Francis M Sprinkel, Francis V Utsch: Flavor-delivery article. Philip Morris Incorporated, Jeffrey H Ingerman, September 8, 1992: US05144962 (248 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for releasing flavor components from a flavor-generating medium using an electric heating element are provided. A non-combustion flavor-generating article uses electrical energy to power a heating element which heats tobacco or other flavorants. The flavor-generating medium is ...


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Andreas Winter, Martin Antberg, Walter Spaleck, Jurgen Rohrmann, Volker Dolle: 2-substituted disindenylmetallocenes, process for their preparation, and their use as catalysts in the polymerization of olefins. Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, September 8, 1992: US05145819 (242 worldwide citation)

The novel metallocenes of the formula I ##STR1## in which, preferably, M.sup.1 is Zr or Hf, R.sup.1 and R.sup.2 are alkyl or halogen, R.sup.3 and R.sup.4 are hydrogen, R.sup.5 and R.sup.6 are alkyl or haloalkyl, --(CR.sup.8 R.sup.9).sub.m --R.sup.7 --(CR.sup.8 R.sup.9).sub.n -- is a single- or multi ...


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John H Duerksen: Method for in-situ heated annulus refining process. Chevron Research and Technology Company, Edward J Keeling, David J Power, September 8, 1992: US05145003 (238 worldwide citation)

Recovery of viscous petroleum such as from tar sands is assisted using a controlled flow of hot fluid and hydrogen-generating gas in a flow path within the formation; thus a solid-wall hollow tubular member in the formation is used for conducting hot fluid to promote hydrogenation in conjunction wit ...


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Joseph W Sloan, Harry P Snyder, Joseph W Foster, Mark C Day, Timothy G Berg, Michael Jarreau, Mark P Miller, A Michael Bush: Prepayment metering system using encoded purchase cards from multiple locations. CIC Systems, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, September 8, 1992: US05146067 (228 worldwide citation)

A prepayment system for dispensing utilities using mag-stripe cards is disclosed wherein an accounting computer in a central office is used in conjunction with point-of-sale machines for encrypting a value message which is written onto the mag-stripe of a mag-stripe card. The value message contains ...


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John Kater, Glenn Pelikan: Contamination-free method and apparatus for measuring body fluid chemical parameters. SpaceLabs, Seed and Berry, September 8, 1992: US05145565 (223 worldwide citation)

A sample of a body fluid, such as blood, is collected in a cartridge having a sample chamber for storing the sample and one or more calibration chambers, each for storing a respective calibration fluid. The fluid sample is drawn ino the sample chamber by placing the sample chamber in fluid communica ...


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David M Pfeiffer, David T Stoner, John P Norsworthy, Dwight D Dipert, Jay A Thompson, James A Fontaine, Michael K Corry: High speed image processing computer with overlapping windows-div. Visual Information Technologies, Baker & Botts, September 8, 1992: US05146592 (204 worldwide citation)

An image processor having an image algorithm processor (66) operating under control of a writable control store (94), and a number of parallel image processors (72) operating under control of instruction words from a writable control store (100). An image memory controller (68) receives memory addre ...


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Ralph L Hollis Jr, Septimiu E Salcudean: Input/output system for computer user interface using magnetic levitation. IBM Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, September 8, 1992: US05146566 (194 worldwide citation)

A programmable computer user input/output (I/O) system having a multiple degree-of-freedom magnetic levitation (maglev) device with a matched electrodynamically levitated flotor and stator combination and an electrodynamic forcer means for receiving coil currents for applying controlled magnetic for ...



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