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Charles Szmanda
Charles R Szmanda, Peter Trefonas III: Negative photoresist composition. Shipley Company L L C, Robert L Goldberg, Peter F Corless, Darryl P Frickey, February 2, 1999: US05866299 (6 worldwide citation)

A photoresist composition and process that minimizes the effect of photogenerated acid migration. The photoresist comprises an alkali soluble resin, a photoacid generating compound that undergoes photolysis within a wavelength of from 330 to 700 nm to yield a strong acid, a crosslinking agent capabl ...


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Keith L Milliman, Frank J Viola, Joseph Orban, Randolph F Lehn: Surgical stapling apparatus. United States Surgical Corporation, February 2, 1999: US05865361 (846 worldwide citation)

A surgical stapling device particularly suited for endoscopic procedures is described. The device can be used with both articulating and non-articulating disposable loading units and has a sensing mechanism for sensing the type of disposable loading unit secured to the device.


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Vincent Bryan, Alex Kunzler: Human spinal disc prosthesis. Hill & Simpson, February 2, 1999: US05865846 (682 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a spinal disc endoprosthesis. The endoprosthesis has a resilient body formed of one or more materials which may vary in stiffness from a relatively stiff exterior annular gasket portion to a relatively supple central nucleus portion. Concaval-convex elements at least partly ...


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Isaac K Elliott, Sridhar Krishnaswamy: System, method and article of manufacture for communications utilizing calling, plans in a hybrid network. MCI Communications Corporations, February 2, 1999: US05867495 (676 worldwide citation)

Telephone calls, data and other multimedia information is routed through a hybrid network which includes transfer of information across the internet utilizing telephony routing information and internet protocol address information. A media order entry captures complete user profile information for a ...


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Andrew K Lang, Donald M Kosak: Information system and method for filtering a massive flow of information entities to meet user information classification needs. Morgan Lewis & Bockius, February 2, 1999: US05867799 (671 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, method, and computer program product for information filtering in a computer system receiving a data stream from a computer network, the data stream having raw informons embedded therein, at least one of the raw informons being of interest to a user, the user being a member client of a ...


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Douglas J Ballantyne, Michael Mulhall: Method and apparatus for electronically accessing and distributing personal health care information and services in hospitals and homes. Paxton Developments, February 2, 1999: US05867821 (542 worldwide citation)

This new and unique method and apparatus is used for the distribution and administration of medical services, entertainment services, electronic medical records, educational information, etc. to a patient's individual electronic patient care station (PCS) interconnected to a master library (ML) whic ...


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Sridhar Krishnaswamy, Isaac K Elliott, Tim E Reynolds, Glen A Forgy, Erin M Solbrig: System, method and article of manufacture with integrated video conferencing billing in a communication system architecture. MCI Communication Corporation, February 2, 1999: US05867494 (534 worldwide citation)

Telephone calls, data and other multimedia information including video, audio and data is routed through a switched network which includes transfer of information across the internet. Users can participate in video conference calls in which each participant can simultaneously view the video from eac ...


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Kevin Lynn Baum, Nikhil Shashank Nadgauda: Synchronous coherent orthogonal frequency division multiplexing system, method, software and device. Motorola, Darleen J Stockley, February 2, 1999: US05867478 (520 worldwide citation)

A synchronous coherent orthogonal frequency division multiplexing, SC-OFDM, system, method, software and device include a plurality of SC-OFDM transmitters and a plurality of SC-OFDM receivers. Each of the plurality of SC-OFDM transmitters is synchronized to a reference where the reference is derive ...


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James G Whayne, Sidney D Fleischman, David K Swanson, Thomas M Bourne, Patrick M Owens: Atrial appendage stasis reduction procedure and devices. E P Technologies, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, February 2, 1999: US05865791 (457 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods reduce the effective volume of an atrial appendage by deploying first and second devices into the atrium. The first device carries a first element to affect positioning of the tissue surface in a repositioned orientation. The second device carries a second element to affix the ti ...


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Gregg S Baker: Dynamic intervertebral spacer and method of use. Artifex, BHC Engineering, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, February 2, 1999: US05865848 (450 worldwide citation)

A spinal fusion implant assembly for spacing vertebrae and method of using the implant are provided. The implant includes two components each having a vertebral contact surface, a pair of side portions, and an end plate. The two components are complementary such that when placed together they form a ...



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