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Belgacem Haba: Lidless socket and method of making same. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 14, 1999: US05951305 (103 worldwide citation)

A socket for use with a semiconductor chip assembly having conductive joining units such as solder balls thereon. The socket includes a flexible dielectric element such as a polyimide sheet having a plurality of apertures extending through it. A backing element disposed beneath the dielectric elemen ...


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Peter D Dickinson: Gaming machine and method using touch screen. International Game Technology, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, September 14, 1999: US05951397 (877 worldwide citation)

An improved gaming machine having a touch screen applied to an outer face of a CRT display and a limited number of push-button actuators. Either the touch screen or the push-button actuators can be used for controlling play as well as selecting one of several games that can be played on the machine. ...


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Stephen S Fleming: Childrens credit or debit card system. McCutchen Doyle Brown & Enersen, September 14, 1999: US05953710 (677 worldwide citation)

Methods and credit or debit card systems are disclosed that allow the available credit to be determined by someone other than the card issuer and that allow a limit to be set on the number of expenditures that can be made. The methods and systems can be used to provide a mechanism for supervising cr ...


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Philippe Choquier, Jean Francios Peyroux, William J Griffin: Method of redirecting a client service session to a second application server without interrupting the session by forwarding service-specific information to the second server. Microsoft Corporation, Leydig Voit & Mayer, September 14, 1999: US05951694 (533 worldwide citation)

An on-line services network includes application servers and Gateway microcomputers that are interconnected by a LAN. The Gateway microcomputers receive service requests which are transmitted over a WAN from client microcomputers operated by end users. Upon receiving a request to open a service, the ...


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Joel S Douglas, Jeffrey N Roe, Ryszard Radwanski, Brent G Duchon: Methods and apparatus for sampling and analyzing body fluid. Mercury Diagnostics, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, September 14, 1999: US05951492 (486 worldwide citation)

A sampling device for sampling body fluid includes a lancet for making an incision, a capillary tube for drawing-up body fluid from the incision, and a test strip affixed to an upper end of the capillary tube for receiving the fluid. An absorbent pad can be disposed between the test strip and capill ...


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Martin T King, Dale L Grover, Clifford A Kushler, Cheryl A Grunbock: Disambiguating system for disambiguating ambiguous input sequences by displaying objects associated with the generated input sequences in the order of decreasing frequency of use. Tegic Communications, Christensen O Connor Johnson & Kindness PLLC, September 14, 1999: US05953541 (470 worldwide citation)

A reduced keyboard disambiguating system. The keyboard has twelve keys, nine of them labeled with numerous letters and other symbols, and those nine plus one more are labeled each with one of the ten digits. Textual entry keystrokes are ambiguous. The user strikes a delimiting "Select" key at the en ...


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Jerome F McAleer, David Scott, Geoff Hall, Manuel Alvarez Icaza, Elliot V Plotkin: Disposable glucose test strip and method and compositions for making same. Selfcare, Oppedahl & LarsonLLP, September 14, 1999: US05951836 (450 worldwide citation)

An improved disposable glucose test strip for use in a test meter of the type which receives a disposable test strip and a sample of blood from a patient and performs an electrochemical analysis is made using a working formulation containing a filler, an enzyme effective to oxidize glucose, e.g., gl ...


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Stephen J Brown: Online system and method for providing composite entertainment and health information. Health Hero Network, Lumen Intellectual Property Services, September 14, 1999: US05951300 (449 worldwide citation)

On-line health education includes displaying composites of personalized health content and patient-selected entertainment. Suitable sources of entertainment include generally available web pages and television programs. Composites are spatial (for page displays) or temporal (for image sequence displ ...


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Ying Huang, Ramakrishna Desiraju, Christophe Begue, Omer Bakkalbasi, Lap Mui Ann Chan, Krishnakumar Bhaskaran, Awi Federgruen, Raymond J Krasinski, Peter Boey: Decision support system for the management of an agile supply chain. Philips Electronics North America Corporation, Gregory L Thorne, September 14, 1999: US05953707 (436 worldwide citation)

A decision support system for the management of an agile supply chain that provides an architecture including a server side and a client side. The server side includes a decision support system database that interfaces with a model engine that performs analysis of the data to support planning decisi ...


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Torben Lorentzen: Electrosurgical instrument for tissue ablation, an apparatus, and a method for providing a lesion in damaged and diseased tissue from a mammal. Klein & Szekeres, September 14, 1999: US05951546 (368 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument, an apparatus employing such instrument, and a method for using such instrument and apparatus for tissue ablation, are useful for forming lesions in tissue, whereby tumors, birth marks, or the like may be removed. The electrosurgical instrument has an elongated tubular ...



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