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Maged E Beshai, James Yan: Call routing in an ATM switching network. Northern Telecom, Yoshiharu Toyooka, May 13, 1997: US05629930 (67 worldwide citation)

A routing scheme for an ATM switching network includes a plurality of switching nodes, each of which includes individual storage for storing routing messages for each outgoing link. A call at a source node is routed through one possible routing path which requires only one or two links to complete a ...


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Mark J Stefik, Michalene M Casey: System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works. Xerox Corporation, Richard B Domingo, May 13, 1997: US05629980 (1167 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling use and distribution of digital works. In the present invention, the owner of a digital work attaches usage rights to that work. Usage rights are granted by the "owner" of a digital work to "buyers" of the digital work. The usage rights define how a digital work may be used ...


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Nigel F Carter, Geoffrey R Chambers, Graham J Hughes, Steven Scott, Gurdial S Sanghera, Jared L Watkin: Electrochemical sensor. MediSense, Fish & Richardson P C, May 13, 1997: US05628890 (885 worldwide citation)

An electrode strip for use in an electrochemical sensor for measuring a compound in a sample is provided, including an electrode support, a reference or counter electrode disposed on the support, a working electrode spaced from the reference or counter electrode on the support, a covering layer defi ...


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Virupax M Nerlikar: Information management and security system. Texas Instruments Incorporated, Ira S Matsil, James C Kesterson, Richard L Donaldson, May 13, 1997: US05629981 (826 worldwide citation)

A closed loop, (networked) information management and security system which provides a secure, end-to-end fully automated solution for controlling access, transmission, manipulation, and auditability of high value information comprising an RFID transponder badge 302 and an RF reader transceiver 315 ...


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Robert J Geiste, Stephan A DeFonzo, Dominick L Mastri, Wayne P Young, Carlo A Mililli: Self-contained powered surgical apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, May 13, 1997: US05628446 (541 worldwide citation)

A self-contained powered surgical apparatus is provided which includes an elongate body defining a longitudinal axis and housing a plurality of surgical fasteners disposed within a feed track, an anvil positioned at a distal end of the elongate body adjacent a terminal end of the feed path for formi ...


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Boyd T Barker Jr, Eric Lange: Knotted cable attachment apparatus formed of braided polymeric fibers. Smith & Nephew Richards, Pravel Hewitt Kimball & Krieger, May 13, 1997: US05628756 (506 worldwide citation)

A surgical, orthopaedic cable attachment apparatus and method for the surgical repair or fusion of orthopaedic anatomical structures is constructed from a length of flexible cable formed of a braided polymeric material having a first and second end portion. A first loop is formed in the first end po ...


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Armand P Neukermans, Timothy G Slater: Micromachined torsional scanner. Donald E Schreiber, May 13, 1997: US05629790 (474 worldwide citation)

A frequency-locked torsional scanner of the type having a micromachined mirror formed on a surface of a silicon wafer section supported within a larger wafer section by a pair of opposed torsion bars. The principal vibrational frequency of the mirror is selected to be at least 20% higher than other ...


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Roger Youman, Marney Morris: Electronic television program guide schedule system and method with display and search of program listings by title. News America Publications, Telecommunications of Colorado, Weil Gotshal & Manges, May 13, 1997: US05629733 (466 worldwide citation)

An electronic program schedule system which includes a receiver for receiving broadcast, satellite or cablecast television programs for a plurality of television channels and a tuner for tuning a television receiver to a selected one of the plurality of channels. A data processor receives and stores ...


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James E Shapland, Mark B Knudson, Jin Shimada: Phoretic balloon catheter with hydrogel coating. Cortrak Medical, Moore & Hansen, May 13, 1997: US05628730 (378 worldwide citation)

A drug delivery apparatus and method for delivering a drug locally to internal body tissue. The invention contemplates positioning a drug delivery device in a body passageway or within body tissue and then selectively introducing a selected drug so that it is transported across a drug transport wall ...


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Paul Zellweger: Method and apparatus for information management using an open hierarchical data structure. May 13, 1997: US05630125 (376 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and a method for an information management system are disclosed. The invention includes an Application Generator, the Distribution files generated by the Application Generator, and a Retrieval system which accesses the Distribution files. The Retrieval system uses data in the Distributi ...



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