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Alvin Lavoie
Ann Robertson Hermes, Alvin Charles Lavoie, Donald Craig Schall: Quick-drying aqueous coating compositions. Rohm and Haas Company, Hsiang ning Sun, July 13, 1999: US05922398 (28 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are aqueous coating compositions containing a latex having pendant amine-functional groups, wherein such latex has a Tg greater than about 0 .degree. C. and is capable of film formation at application temperatures, and an amount of base sufficient to raise the pH of the composition to a po ...


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Hisashi Ohtani, Akiharu Miyanaga, Takeshi Fukunaga, Hongyong Zhang: Method for manufacturing a semiconductor device. Semiconductor Energy Laboratory, Gerald J Ferguson Jr, Jeffrey L Costellia, Sixbey Friedman Leedom & Ferguson, July 13, 1999: US05923962 (764 worldwide citation)

A process for fabricating a highly stable and reliable semiconductor, comprising: coating the surface of an amorphous silicon film with a solution containing a catalyst element capable of accelerating the crystallization of the amorphous silicon film, and heat treating the amorphous silicon film the ...


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David L Silverman, William L Donner, Christopher J Ordish: Negotiated matching system. Geneva Branch of Reuters Transaction Services, Banner & Witcoff, July 13, 1999: US05924082 (709 worldwide citation)

A negotiated matching system includes a plurality of remote terminals associated with respective potential counterparties, a communications network for permitting communication between the remote terminals, and a matching station. Each user enters trading information and ranking information into his ...


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Rolfe C Anderson, Robert J Lipshutz, Richard P Rava, Stephen P A Fodor: Integrated nucleic acid diagnostic device. Affymetrix, Townsend & Townsend & Crew, July 13, 1999: US05922591 (579 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a miniaturized integrated nucleic acid diagnostic device and system. The device of the invention is generally capable of performing one or more sample acquisition and preparation operations, in combination with one or more sample analysis operations. For example, the d ...


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Michael Albert Perks: System and method for managing critical files. International Business Machines Corporation, Leslie A Van Leeuwen, July 13, 1999: US05924102 (476 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing critical files in an information handling system. Critical files are those files which are difficult to recover after a system failure, hard disk reformat, or user error. The critical file management system of the present invention includes a critical file manager, w ...


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Michael D Lesh, Stuart D Edwards: Systems and methods for ablating body tissue. Lyon & Lyon, July 13, 1999: US05921982 (464 worldwide citation)

A medical probe device for contacting tissue within the body a catheter tube having a control end and a probe end. The probe end includes a housing having a port. An element is located within the housing that is movable between a first position confined within the housing and a second position exten ...


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Jae A Evans: Electronic medical records system. Azron Incorporated, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 13, 1999: US05924074 (460 worldwide citation)

A medical records system that creates and maintains all patient data electronically. The system captures patient data, such as patient complaints, lab orders, medications, diagnoses, and procedures, at its source at the time of entry using a graphical user interface having touch screens. Using pen-b ...


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Willard R Fredregill, Harold E Schrum: In-store points redemption system & method. Carlson Companies, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt P A, July 13, 1999: US05923016 (366 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented consumer transaction point accumulation system in which a consumer earns and accumulates points immediately for immediate use during transactions at participating retailer outlets, wherein at each transaction, a customer's identification number is transmitted to a host data ba ...


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Marc F Krellenstein: Method and apparatus for searching a database of records. Northern Light Technology, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, July 13, 1999: US05924090 (363 worldwide citation)

A method and search apparatus for searching a database of records organizes results of the search into a set of most relevant categories enabling a user to obtain with a few mouse clicks only those records that are most relevant. In response to a search instruction from the user, the search apparatu ...


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David L Silverman, Jack W Hoffman: Distributed matching system for displaying a book of credit filtered bids and offers. Geneva Branch of Reuters Transaction Services, Banner & Witcoff, July 13, 1999: US05924083 (360 worldwide citation)

A distributed electronic trading system for displaying a real-time credit filtered view of at least one market in which financial instruments are traded in which the market view includes a predetermined number of orders currently available to a viewing trading entity based upon one or more credit li ...



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