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Livyn O Okorocha, Sean P Conlon: Surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Dressler Goldsmith Shore & Milnamow, June 3, 1997: US05634584 (648 worldwide citation)

Various mechanisms are provided for use in a surgical instrument. A shaft and an engaged lost motion operating knob are provided for rotation relative to a handle portion. A latch system prevents rotation of the shaft unless the shaft is rotated by the knob. A cartridge is provided for rotation at t ...


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Andrew N G Saxe: Method and system for selectively targeting advertisements and programming. The Electronic Address, Morey B Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P C Wildes, June 3, 1997: US05636346 (624 worldwide citation)

A method and system for selectively targeting advertisements and programming to different demographically and specially targeted television audiences by relating carrier subscriber data to other proprietary marketing databases by creating, compiling and updating a National Directory of cable and oth ...


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Bradley Linden, Donald F Palme II, Paul J Buscemi, Thomas J Holman: Device for closing a septal defect. Scimed Life Systems, Vidas Arrett & Steinkraus, June 3, 1997: US05634936 (585 worldwide citation)

A device for closing off a septal defect including a polymeric self-hardening material in a specific conformation which is delivered by a catheter device to the area of defect either directly on the cardiac tissue or into a balloon which spans both surfaces of the defect, and hardened in-situ by cha ...


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Geoffrey B Rhoads: Steganography methods employing embedded calibration data. Digimarc Corporation, Klarquist Sparkman Campbell Leigh & Whinston, June 3, 1997: US05636292 (583 worldwide citation)

An identification code signal is impressed on a carrier to be identified (such as an electronic data signal or a physical medium) in a manner that permits the identification signal later to be discerned and the carrier thereby identified. The method and apparatus are characterized by robustness desp ...


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Rolf Brugger: Device for the distribution of music information in digital form. Leydig Voit & Mayer, June 3, 1997: US05636276 (527 worldwide citation)

In order to distribute music information from a central memory device (2) via a communications network (4) to a terminal (6), this information is organized in a digital music information object. The latter comprises a core having basic information relating to the music information object, as well as ...


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Michael Rothmuller: Method and apparatus for sorting and searching a television program guide. Hughes Electronics, John T Whelan, Wanda Denson Low, June 3, 1997: US05635989 (438 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for searching a program guide comprising program information for a plurality of different program sources. The program information includes the titles of the programs, the channel on which each program is to be shown, and the time at which each program is to be shown. The view ...


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John Kennedy, Roy Kayser: Portable light emitting apparatus with a semiconductor emitter array. Bereskin & Parr, June 3, 1997: US05634711 (418 worldwide citation)

A hand-held portable light emitting device is suitable for medical and industrial photocuring and phototherapy applications. The hand-held portable light emitting device has: (a) a portable housing having a front end and a rear end; (b) a semiconducting light emitter having a matrix of a plurality o ...


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Jerry Alten, Bruce Davis, Michael Morris, William L Thomas, Roger Youman: Electronic television program guide channel system and method. News America Publications, Telecommunications of Colorado, Weil Gotshal & Manges, June 3, 1997: US05635978 (372 worldwide citation)

An electronic program schedule system which includes a receiver for receiving television program schedule information and promotional information transmitted via satellite, a digital playback system for storing the schedule and promotional information and formatting pages of said information, and a ...


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Peter Wilding, Larry J Kricka, Jay N Zemel: Fluid handling methods for use in mesoscale analytical devices. Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman, June 3, 1997: US05635358 (362 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are devices and methods for analyzing a fluid cell containing sample. The devices are composed of a solid substrate, microfabricated to define at least one sample inlet port and a mesoscale flow system. The mesoscale flow system includes a sample flow channel, extending from the inlet port ...


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Harry L Platt, Bruce R Satchwell: Sensor patch and system for physiological monitoring. Micromedical, Ladas & Parry, June 3, 1997: US05634468 (319 worldwide citation)

A sensor patch for attachment to a patient's body for obtaining physiological data from the patient and transmitting the physiological data to monitoring equipment. The sensor patch includes a structural support for supporting the sensor patch on the patient's body, a sensor for sensing physiologica ...



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