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Brian Goodall
Kiryll Lvovich Makovetsky, Eugeny Shmerovich Finkelshtein, Viktor Ivanovich Bykov, Andrey Khristoforovich Bagdasaryan, Brian Leslie Goodall, Larry Funderburk Rhodes: Method for preparation of copolymers of ethylene/norbornene-type monomers with nickel catalysts. The B F Goodrich Co, A V Topchiev Institute of Petrochemical Synthesis, Nestor W Shust, July 27, 1999: US05929181 (17 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing amorphous copolymers of ethylene and at least one norbornene (NB)-type comonomer is disclosed. These polymers may be random or alternating depending on the choice of catalyst and/or the relative ratio of the monomers used. This method comprises polymerizing said monomers in a d ...


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Dan Kikinis: Integration of dynamic universal resource locators with television presentations. Phoenix Technologies, Donald R Boys, July 27, 1999: US05929849 (625 worldwide citation)

A display system receives a data stream having successive image frame data in frame regions and Internet Universal Resource Locator (URL) data and association data in data regions between frame regions, and displays on a display monitor successive frames derived from the image frame data. The associ ...


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Ingemar J Cox, Joseph J Kilian, Talal G Shamoon: Secure spread spectrum watermarking for multimedia data. NEC Research Institute, Philip J Feig, July 27, 1999: US05930369 (497 worldwide citation)

Digital watermarking of audio, image, video or multimedia data is achieved by inserting the watermark into the perceptually significant components of a decomposition of the data in a manner so as to be visually imperceptible. In a preferred method, a frequency spectral image of the data, preferably ...


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Anthony R Melchione, Rafael Martinez, Eric Seifert, Martin Hirsch: Sales and marketing support system using a customer information database. Citibank N A, George T Kilpatrick Stockton Marcou, July 27, 1999: US05930764 (469 worldwide citation)

A sales process support system and method for identifying sales targets using a centralized database to improve marketing success. The system includes a central database that receives comprehensive information from a variety of internal and external feeds, and standardizes and households the informa ...


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Joseph M Jacobson, Barrett Comiskey: Nonemissive displays and piezoelectric power supplies therefor. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Gesari and McKenna, July 27, 1999: US05930026 (465 worldwide citation)

An electrophoretic display has a substantially two-dimensional arrangement of microcapsules each having therein an electrophoretic composition of a dielectric fluid and a suspension of particles that visually contrast with the dielectric liquid and also exhibit surface charges; a pair of electrodes, ...


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Robert A Adkins, Cormac A O Donovan, Reese S Terry Jr: Automatic activation of a neurostimulator device using a detection algorithm based on cardiac activity. Cyberonics, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, July 27, 1999: US05928272 (463 worldwide citation)

A device and method of controlling seizures in an epileptic patient, in which the device is implanted in the patient for selective activation to generate an electrical waveform constituting a pre-programmed therapy regimen for application to the patient's vagus nerve to modulate the electrical activ ...


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Elliot Broadwin, Jon C Haass: Interactive television system and method having on-demand web-like navigational capabilities for displaying requested hyperlinked web-like still images associated with television content. Thomson Consumer Electronices, Sun Microsystems, Jeffrey C Hood, Mark L Berrier, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, July 27, 1999: US05929850 (386 worldwide citation)

A system and method for displaying still video images related to video content in an interactive broadcast television system. The system and method of the present invention may also be used for simulating an Internet home page on an interactive television system. The present invention thus supports ...


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Yem Chin, Jennifer J McCrory, Anthony R Tremaglio Jr, Lee R Guterman, Alyssa Dassa, Richard Hudson: Removable occlusion system for aneurysm neck. SCIMED Life Systems, Westman Champlin & Kelly, July 27, 1999: US05928260 (374 worldwide citation)

A system for treating an aneurysm in a vessel includes a delivery device having a delivery portion suitable for delivery of embolic material. The delivery device is placed in a neck of the aneurysm and an expandable member is placed proximate the neck. The expandable member is expanded to overlie su ...


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Douglas J Lee, Jian Chen: Multi-state non-volatile flash memory capable of being its own two state write cache. SanDisk Corporation, Majestic Parsons Siebert & Hsue, July 27, 1999: US05930167 (343 worldwide citation)

A memory system including an array of flash EEPROM cells arranged in blocks of cells that are erasable together, with individual cells storing more than one bit of data as a result of operating the individual cells with more than two detectable threshold ranges or states. Any portion of the array in ...


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Cornelius Borst, Hendricus J Mansvelt Beck, Paul F Grundeman, Erik W L Jansen: Method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Peter Forrest, July 27, 1999: US05927284 (340 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of tissue. In particular, the present invention provides a method and apparatus for temporarily immobilizing a local area of heart tissue to thereby permit surgery on a coronary vessel in that area without significant deterioration of ...



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