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Charles Sperry
Melendy Peter S, Belanger Richard A, Sperry Charles R: Bulk system for hot melt adhesive application. Adhesive Technologies, Melendy Peter S, Belanger Richard A, Sperry Charles R, CLARK Conrad J, April 15, 1999: WO/1999/018027

A system for the supply of hot melt adhesive includes a heating tank (2) for holding, and heating a large amount of glue (3). The tank (2) is maintained at a temperature whereby the glue (3) is liquid but does not char. A heat grid (36) is located in the bottom of the tank (2) to heat the glue (3) t ...


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Allan Gordon, Meehan Brian, Clark Edward, Ellis John, Haines Deborah, Hassard Lori, Harding John, Charreyre Catherine Elisabeth, Chappuis Gilles, Mcneilly Francis: Circovirus porcins, vaccins et reactifs de diagnostic, Porcine circovirus, vaccines, and diagnostic reagents. The Queen S University Of Belfast, University Of Saskatchewan, Merial, The Queen S University Of Belfast, University Of Saskatchewan, Merial, FETHERSTONHAUGH & CO, April 15, 1999: CA2305623 (14 worldwide citation)

The invention concerns porcine circovirus strains isolated from pulmonary and ganglionary specimens derived from livestock suffering from postweaning multisystemic wasting syndrome (PMWS). It concerns purified preparations of said strains, attenuated or inactivated standard vaccines, recombinant liv ...


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Askill Ian N, Greff Richard J: Methods for draping surgical incision sites using a biocompatible prepolymer. Medlogic Global Corporation, Askill Ian N, Greff Richard J, KREBS Robert E, April 15, 1999: WO/1999/017698 (7 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods for draping a surgical incision site prior to surgery. Specifically, the methods of this invention involve the $i(in situ) formation of a biocompatible polymeric drape over the skin surface at the surgical incision site. An incision is then made through this surface and the sur ...


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Walt David R, Dickinson Todd A: Capteur optique autocodant a fibres, Self-encoding fiber optic sensor. Trustees Of Tufts College, Trustees Of Tufts College, SMART & BIGGAR, April 15, 1999: CA2305545 (6 worldwide citation)

A microsphere-based analytic chemistry system is disclosed in which self-encoding microspheres having distinct characteristic optical response signatures to specific target analytes may be mixed together while the ability is retained to identify the sensor type and location of each sensor in a rando ...


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Knudson Edward B, Ellis Michael D, Thomas William L, Davis Bruce L: Systeme interactif de guide electronique de programmes de television a promotion groupee de programmes a paiement, Interactive television program guide system with pay program package promotion. United Video Properties, United Video Properties, SMART & BIGGAR, April 15, 1999: CA2304221 (6 worldwide citation)

A system is provided that allows a user to select a pay program for purchase from a program guide. The program guide determines whether the selected program is part of a package of pay programs. If the selected program is part of a package, information regarding the package is provided to the user s ...


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Phillips Paul Joseph, Corbett Robert Kelly, Conners John A: Transanal anastomosis ring insertion device. Tyco Group Sarl, BLUM Rudolf E, April 15, 1999: WO/1999/017662 (5 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a device for transanally inserting through the lower bowel one of two unitary members of a Biofragmentable Anastomosis Ring (BAR). The device comprises a curved shaft with a handle and an actuating knob at the proximal end, a nest formed at the distal end of the shaft adapte ...


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Dougherty Thomas J, Mountford S Joy, Dorogusker Jesse L, Boyden James H, Ullmer Brygg A: Methods and systems for providing human/computer interfaces. Interval Research Corporation, COLEMAN Brian R, April 15, 1999: WO/1999/018487 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention teaches a variety of methods and systems for providing computer/human interfaces. According to one method, the user interfaces with an electronic device such as a computer system (40) by engaging a sensor (12) with desired regions of an encoded physical medium (30). The encoded ...


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Matasov Sergey: Matasov Sergey, Motasov Andrei, Matasova Vita, Matasov Sergey, Motasov Andrei, Matasova Vita, NA, April 15, 1999: CA2304776 (4 worldwide citation)

The invention pertains to the field of medicine and is intended for colonoscopy. Concretely the given invention pertains to colonoscopes, where in the transportation of endoscopic tube participates the invaginator - a thin-walled tube, able to be everted under the fluid pressure. Unlike the known on ...


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Adair Edwin L, Adair Jeffery L, Adair Randall S: Dispositifs dimageries de superficie reduite, integres a des instruments chirurgicaux, Reduced area imaging devices incorporated within surgical instruments. Adair Edwin L, Adair Jeffery L, Adair Randall S, Micro Medical Devices, MOFFAT & CO, April 15, 1999: CA2301714 (4 worldwide citation)

A reduced area imaging device is provided for use in medical or dental instruments such as an endoscope. In one configuration of the imaging device, the image sensor is placed remote from the remaining circuitry. In another configuration, all of the circuitry to include the image sensor is placed in ...


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Ciampa John A: Digital-image mapping. Ciampa John A, FITZGERALD Thomas R, April 15, 1999: WO/1999/018732 (3 worldwide citation)

In accordance with the present invention, there is provided an image capture and georeferencing unit. The unit comprises in combination, a portable camera (11) with a GPS antenna and receiver (15b) that captures global coordinates, a compass (14) for determining the direction and an inclinometer (12 ...