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Fred Thomas
Kim B Edwards, George T Krieger, Fred Thomas III, Brent J Watson: Interchangeable cartridge data storage system for devices performing diverse functions. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, September 15, 1998: US05809520 (103 worldwide citation)

A system for exchanging digital data among a plurality of hand-held computer devices. Digital signals are written by a first hand-held device to a mini-cartridge that mini-cartridge is inter-operable among a class of hand-held devices, each of which is equipped with a mini-disk drive. A common digit ...


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Joseph Gross, John Gerard Kelly: Analyte-controlled liquid delivery device and analyte monitor. Elan Medical Technologies, Kathleen L Maher, September 15, 1998: US05807375 (850 worldwide citation)

A liquid delivery device comprising a housing having a lower surface for application to the skin of a subject and having a reservoir and a gas generation chamber therein separated by a displaceable membrane. Gas generated by an electrolytic cell under the control of a microprocessor causes the gas g ...


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Alain Rossmann: Method and architecture for an interactive two-way data communication network. Unwired Planet, Forrest E Gunnison, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, September 15, 1998: US05809415 (602 worldwide citation)

A two-way data communication device such as a data ready cellular telephone, a two-way pager, or a telephone communicates via a two-way data communication network with a server computer on a computer network that has an interface to the two-way data communication network, i.e, is coupled to the two- ...


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Warren P Williamson IV, David C Yates: Surgical tissue treating device with locking mechanism. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 15, 1998: US05807393 (593 worldwide citation)

A locking mechanism for ensuring proper sequential usage of a surgical instrument is provided for an instrument utilizing a tissue treating energy, particularly a tissue heating energy, such as, for example, electrosurgical, ultrasonic, thermal, laser, infrared light, or other heating energies. One ...


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Patrick O Brown, Tidhar Dari Shalon: Methods for fabricating microarrays of biological samples. The Board of Trustees of the Leland Stanford Junior University, Arnold White & Durkee, September 15, 1998: US05807522 (581 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for forming microarrays of biological samples on a support are disclosed. The method involves dispensing a known volume of a reagent at each selected array position, by tapping a capillary dispenser on the support under conditions effective to draw a defined volume of liquid o ...


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Marvin A Sirbu, J D Tygar, Benjamin T H Cox, Thomas Wagner: Method and apparatus for purchasing and delivering digital goods over a network. Carnegie Mellon University, Kirkpatrick & Lockhart, September 15, 1998: US05809144 (531 worldwide citation)

A method for purchasing and delivering goods over a network is comprised of the steps of identifying a digital good to be purchased. A purchase price for the digital good is negotiated. After the negotiation step, an authenticated purchase request is sent to the merchant. The merchant encrypts the d ...


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Raymond E Deese: LED beacon light. R&M Deese, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 15, 1998: US05806965 (508 worldwide citation)

An improved beacon light utilizing a plurality of LEDs. The light has a beacon portion wherein a plurality of individual LEDs are mounted on circuit boards attached together to form a substantially omnidirectional array of LEDs. The beacon portion may be constructed of upper and lower flat circular ...


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Peter M J Mulier, Michael F Hoey: Method and apparatus for RF ablation and hyperthermia. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Peter Forrest, September 15, 1998: US05807395 (497 worldwide citation)

A methods and apparatuses for ablation or hyperthermic treatment of body tissue are disclosed, wherein the application of radio-frequency ablative or hyperthermic energy is accompanied by the infusion of a conductive solution into the tissue, such that a virtual electrode is created. The virtual ele ...


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Jeffrey R Hilland: Computer system having a virtual drive array controller. Compaq Computer Corporation, Beyer & Weaver, September 15, 1998: US05809285 (495 worldwide citation)

A computer system having a virtual drive array controller incorporated therein. The virtual drive array controller enables plural physical devices, which may be of a single type of device or a combination of multiple types of devices, to be represented to the computer system as a single logical driv ...


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Robert J Piechowiak: Three reel slot machine with nine ways to win. Sigma Game, Brian Ogonowsky, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, September 15, 1998: US05807172 (476 worldwide citation)

A method for operating a slot machine is described herein which allows a player nine ways to win for a 3-reel slot machine. A total of nine paylines are provided across the array, each payline identifying a unique combination of symbol positions. The display glass of the slot machine contains colore ...



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