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Yoko Hayashi: Data processing system having double supervising functions. Fujitsu, Staas & Halsey, September 5, 1995: US05448724 (491 worldwide citation)

In a data processing system formed of a plurality of nodes each connected to networks, each node operates either as a manager or as an agent. The manager supervises information included in the agents which are managed by the manager itself. A super manager is connected to the network for recognizing ...


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Michael N Helmus, M Joshua Tolkoff, Carol L Raleigh: Medical device polymer. Harbor Medical Devices, Fish & Richardson, September 5, 1995: US05447724 (456 worldwide citation)

A medical device and a method for its manufacture. The function of the medical device requires exposure of the device to the tissue of a patient. The device has a tissue-exposed portion constructed to release an agent that inhibits adverse reaction to the presence of the device defined by a polymeri ...


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Scott D Heimbuch, Jeffrey B Sampsell, Robert J Gove, Stephen W Marshall, Donald B Doherty, Gary L Sextro, Carl W Davis, Joseph G Egan: Method and apparatus for sequential color imaging. Texas Instruments, Julie L Reed, Richard L Donaldson, Rene E Grossman, September 5, 1995: US05448314 (395 worldwide citation)

A sequential color system is provided in which a processor (22) is coupled to a memory (24) and a receiver (27). Images are generated by shining light from a light source (28) through a color wheel (30) and onto DMD array (26). Light from the DMD array (26) is shone on screen (32). By adjusting the ...


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David W Deaton, Rodney G Gabriel: Check transaction processing, database building and marketing method and system utilizing automatic check reading. Credit Verification Corporation, Baker & Botts, September 5, 1995: US05448471 (337 worldwide citation)

The present invention includes automatic check reading techniques which enables the detection of a customer's checking account number on a check, regardless of the bank, bank branch or type of account. The customer identification code is automatically used to provide check verification as well as to ...


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Mark A Davison, William D Kelly, Rudolph H Nobis, Jerome E Reckelhoff: Endoscopic ligation and division instrument. Ethicon, Emil R Skula, September 5, 1995: US05447513 (317 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic surgical apparatus capable of ligation and division. The apparatus has a frame and a tubular shaft attached to said frame. Also attached to the frame is a handle. The apparatus has ligating means and cutting means. Actuation means are mounted to the apparatus for actuating both the lig ...


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John R Tuttle, Rickie C Lake: Enclosed transceiver. Micron communications, William R Bachand, September 5, 1995: US05448110 (314 worldwide citation)

An enclosed transceiver includes an integrated circuit and a battery together laminated between two films. Printed conductors on each film couple operative power to the integrated circuit. Other-printed conductors form an antenna coupled to the transceiver for sending and receiving signals. In a pre ...


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Yasuyuki Sakakibara, Yasuaki Tanaka, Seiro Murakami, Kenji Nishi: Exposure method and apparatus. Nikon Corporation, Shapiro and Shapiro, September 5, 1995: US05448332 (281 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for exposing a pattern, formed on a mask, on each of a plurality of partitioned areas on a photosensitive substrate by a step-and-repeat scheme includes a projection optical system for projecting the pattern of the mask on the photosensitive substrate, a substrate stage for holding the ...


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Robert A Wiedeman, Paul A Monte: Satellite telecommunications system using network coordinating gateways operative with a terrestrial communication system. Space Systems Loral, Perman & Green, September 5, 1995: US05448623 (266 worldwide citation)

A wireless telephone system (10) capable of servicing a roaming wireless telephone user (30) includes a satellite (22) communications system consisting of at least one orbiting satellite (22); at least one terrestrial-based gateway (12, 14, 16, 18) having access to a database (20) of users, destinat ...


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Claude A Vidal, Russell J Redmond, Alan K Plyley: Laparoscopic surgical instrument with a mechanism for preventing its entry into the abdominal cavity once it is depleted and removed from the abdominal cavity. Minnesota Mining and Manufacturing Company, Gary L Griswold, Walter N Kirn, Jeffrey J Hohenshell, September 5, 1995: US05447265 (259 worldwide citation)

A laparoscopic stapler with a blocking body is disclosed. The blocking body allows the stapler to be inserted into the abdominal cavity through a cannula and removed therefrom until the staples are fired. When the staples are fired, the blocking body allows the stapler to be removed from the abdomin ...


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Floyd G Paurus, Stanley R Szerlip: Memory stack with an integrated interconnect and mounting structure. Storage Technology Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, September 5, 1995: US05448511 (245 worldwide citation)

A memory stack includes a flexible interconnect device having a plurality of rigid sections connected together by a plurality of flexible sections. Memory devices such as dice or chips are mounted on the flexible interconnect structure and the structure is folded to at the flexible sections to form ...



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