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Ulrich Wehrli: Instrument for adjustment osteotomy of a lower extremity. Mathys Medizinaltechnik, Walter C Farley, June 15, 1999: US05911724 (146 worldwide citation)

An instrument for performing a correctional osteotomy of a lower extremity of a patient has a securing frame (1), fixation elements (7, 8) for attaching the frame to the skeleton of the lower extremity of the patient, and securing components (6, 9) adjustably holding the fixation elements on the fra ...


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James M Barton: Method and apparatus for embedding authentication information within digital data. Sony Corporation, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, June 15, 1999: US05912972 (146 worldwide citation)

Arbitrary digital information is embedded within a stream of digital data, in a way that avoids detection by a casual observer and that allows a user to determine whether the digital data have been modified from their intended form. The embedded information may only be extracted as authorized and ma ...


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Jason J Spofford, Richard G Russell, Rodney S Canion: Dynamic management information base manager. Compaq Computer Corporation, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, June 15, 1999: US05913037 (146 worldwide citation)

A MIB manager including set of software interfaces, semantics, procedures and data structures that work together as a system to dynamically manage a tree of SNMP data objects identified by a standard object identifier (OID) along with each object's value. An agent uses the interface of the MIB manag ...


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Laurence Kelvin Griffiths: System and method for processing multimedia data streams using filter graphs. Microsoft Corporation, Jones & Askew, June 15, 1999: US05913038 (144 worldwide citation)

Multimedia data processing accomplished by automated assembly of a filter graph comprising filters operative to conduct processing functions on data streams. The filter graph can be assembled by selecting appropriate filters that can handle the data processing requirements for the desired data strea ...


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Gregory A Roche, David T Hodul, Vahid Vahedi: Method for reduction of plasma charging damage during chemical vapor deposition. Lam Research Corporation, Martine Penilla & Kim, June 15, 1999: US05913140 (142 worldwide citation)

A graded gap fill process in which, in a high density plasma processing chamber, an insulating layer is deposited on a substrate without causing plasma charge-related damage to the substrate. The insulating layer is disposed above a first layer having trenches formed therein and below a subsequently ...


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Frank Wang, Jeffrey S Robertson, Nuggehalli N Gopal, Charles J Pheterson, Michael S Goldflam: Client/server data traffic delivery system and method. Xpoint Technologies, Malin Haley DiMaggio & Crosby P A, June 15, 1999: US05913028 (140 worldwide citation)

A direct data delivery system and method for use in client/server environments for direct transfer of data files between Peer I/O Devices so as to allow reading from or writing to file servers with minimal burden to the file server's central processing units, to alleviate congestion on data buses an ...


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Abraham P Lee, M Allen Northrup, Dino R Ciarlo, Peter A Krulevitch, William J Benett: Microfabricated therapeutic actuators. The Regents of the University of California, L E Carnahan, June 15, 1999: US05911737 (138 worldwide citation)

Microfabricated therapeutic actuators are fabricated using a shape memory polymer (SMP), a polyurethane-based material that undergoes a phase transformation at a specified temperature (Tg). At a temperature above temperature Tg material is soft and can be easily reshaped into another configuration. ...


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Bruce G Warren, Alan F Jovanovich, John W Mensonides: Concurrent multiple data rate communications in a wireless local area network. Intermec IP, Graham & Jones, June 15, 1999: US05912921 (137 worldwide citation)

A wireless local area network (WLAN) provides optimal data throughput by operating at multiple data rates simultaneously. The WLAN includes a network master communicating with a plurality of remote client transceiver nodes. The network master maintains a table of active client transceiver nodes. The ...


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Peter M Redford, Donald S Stern: Interactive system including a host device for displaying information remotely controlled by a remote control. TV Interactive Data Corporation, Alan H MacPherson, Omkar K Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel Suryadevara, June 15, 1999: US05911582 (136 worldwide citation)

In accordance with this invention, a remote control for an interactive media can include a printed publication and/or a storage media and/or a data button. One embodiment of a remote control includes a printed publication (such as a book, magazine or a catalog) and one or more buttons physically att ...


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Howard Bernstein, Yan Zhang, M Amin Khan, Mark A Tracy: Modulated release from biocompatible polymers. Alkermes Controlled Therapeutics, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, June 15, 1999: US05912015 (129 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a composition for the modulated release of a biologically active agent. The composition comprises a biocompatible polymeric matrix, a biologically active agent which is dispersed within the polymeric matrix, and a metal cation component which is separately dispersed ...