Lina Cesar Z, Heaton Keith Patrick: Wound drainage equipment. Kinetic Concepts, Mediscus Prod, June 11, 1997: EP0777504-A1 (176 worldwide citation)

A therapeutic apparatus is disclosed for stimulating healing of a wound in mammals. The apparatus comprises a porous foamed pad (36) connected by a tube (37, 38) to a canister (19). A vacuum pump is located within a housing having a recess (18) for receiving the canister. A bacterial filter (46) pos ...

Rose John R: System and method for managing try-and-buy usage of application programs. Sun Microsystems, June 11, 1997: EP0778512-A2 (116 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing the distribution of licensed application programs stored on a server over a distributed computer system maintains control over the program even after the program has been distributed to a client computer from a provider on an information server. Protection may includ ...

Mcmanis Charles E: System and method for executing verifiable programs with facility for using non-verifiable programs from trusted sources. Sun Microsystems, June 11, 1997: EP0778520-A2 (113 worldwide citation)

A computer system includes a program executer that executes verifiable architecture neutral programs and a class loader that prohibits the loading and execution of non-verifiable programs unless (A) the non-verifiable program resides in a trusted repository of such programs, or (B) the non-verifiabl ...

Fergason James L: Head mounted display and viewing system using a remote retro-reflector and method of displaying and viewing an image. Fergason James L, June 11, 1997: EP0777867-A1 (110 worldwide citation)

A head mounted display system (10) includes focusing optics (21) to focus light from an image source (15), retro-reflector (23) and beamsplitter (22), the image source (15) and beamsplitter (22) directing light toward the retro-reflector (23) to focus a real image, and the light reflected from the r ...

Chen Yuhpyng L: Substituted heterocyclic derivatives as crf antagonists. Pfizer, June 11, 1997: EP0778277-A1 (101 worldwide citation)

Corticotropin-releasing factor (CRF) antagonists having the formula or wherein the dashed lines, A, B, D, E, F, Z, G, R, and R are as defined below, and pharmaceutical compositions containing them.

Tsumura Tomoki: Information service processor. Matsushita Electric, June 11, 1997: EP0778513-A2 (75 worldwide citation)

Provided is an information service processor that by adding control information to the provided information can expedite the use of the information that is furnished, or can prevent the illegal use of such information. For an information service whereby multimedia digital information, such as video, ...

Barinaga John A, Clark James E, Merrill David O, Nguyen Ngoc Diep, Otis David R Jr: Self-sealing fluid interconnect with double sealing septum. Hewlett Packard Co, June 11, 1997: EP0778145-A1 (75 worldwide citation)

A fluid interconnect for coupling an ink supply (20) to an ink-jet printer includes a fluid outlet (28) and a fluid inlet (42). The fluid outlet (28) has a housing (99) with one end in fluid communication with the ink supply (20) and the other end sealed by a septum 104. A sealing member (102) is po ...

Johnson Rodney George, Piacun Mark William, Rudd Clarence Ernest: Card handling apparatus. Gaming Products, Johnson Rodney George, Piacun Mark William, Rudd Clarence Ernest, June 11, 1997: EP0777514-A1 (67 worldwide citation)

Apparatus (10) for shuffling or handling cards including a chamber (25) in which a main stack of cards (26) is supported, a loading station (12) for holding a secondary stack (14) of cards, and a card separating mechanism (56) for separating cards at a series of positions along the main stack (26). ...

Felsenstein Kevin, Smith David W, Poss Michael A, Chaturvedula Prasad, Sloan Charles P: 5-amino-6-cyclohexyl-4-hydroxy-hexanamide derivatives as inhibitors of beta-amyloid protein production. Squibb Bristol Myers Co, June 11, 1997: EP0778266-A1 (50 worldwide citation)

A series of 5-amino-6-cyclohexyl-4-hydroxy-hexanamide derivatives of Formula I have been synthesized. As inhibitors of the production of beta -amyloid protein from beta -amyloid precursor protein, these compounds are expected to be effective in treating patients suffering from or susceptible to cond ...

Naruse Tetsuya, Komatsubara Michimasa, Mori Kaname, Iwasaki Jun, Masaki Teruo: Apparatus and method for synthesising information signal and reproduction control signal and information signal recording apparatus. Sony, June 11, 1997: EP0778566-A2 (42 worldwide citation)

A synthesis signal which was reproduced from a reproducing apparatus and converted into an analog signal includes an analog information signal and a copy control code. The copy control code is modulated by a spread spectrum. A code reading unit of the recording apparatus extracts a copy control code ...