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Lehmann K Li: Soft tissue suspension clip, clip assembly, emplacement tool and method. Li Medical Technologies, Pandiscio & Pandiscio, September 21, 1999: US05954057 (221 worldwide citation)

A suspension clip assembly for suspending soft tissue from an appropriate bodily support structure, wherein the suspension clip assembly includes a suspension clip having a pointed structure for penetrating the soft tissue. The suspension clip assembly further includes a suspension strap mounted at ...


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Kohichi Fujimori, Tokihiko Shinomiya, Shuichi Kohzaki, Yutaka Ishii: Liquid crystal display device and method for manufacturing the same. Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha, David G Conlin, Dike Bronstein Roberts & Cushman, September 21, 1999: US05956112 (220 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a liquid crystal display device including a display medium layer containing at least a liquid crystal material sandwiched between a pair of substrates. In this liquid crystal display device, at least one of the pair of substrates is a plastic substrate having first irregulari ...


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Louis B Rosenberg, Sian W Tan: Method and apparatus for providing force feedback over a computer network. Immersion Corporation, James R Hickman & Martine Riegel, September 21, 1999: US05956484 (217 worldwide citation)

A method for providing force feedback over a network supporting TCP/IP protocols by: (a) sending from a client computer over a network supporting TCP/IP protocols, a connection request to a web server connected to the network that is hosting a desired URL; (b) receiving and processing an HTML file a ...


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Junichi Rekimoto: Three-dimensional virtual reality space sharing method and system, an information recording medium and method, an information transmission medium and method, an information processing method, a client terminal, and a shared server terminal. Sony Corporation, Limbach & Limbach L, September 21, 1999: US05956038 (216 worldwide citation)

A system and method of providing a virtual reality space that can be shared by unspecified users world-wide by the steps of composing, when a Universal Resource Locator (URL) is transmitted from a client terminal via a network, a three-dimensional virtual reality space of only basic objects of which ...


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Calvin Y H Chow: Analytical system and method. Caliper Technologies, Matthew B Murphy, James M Townsend and Townsend and Crew Heslin, September 21, 1999: US05955028 (215 worldwide citation)

An analytical or preparatory system comprised as a base unit, an adapter, and a substrate. The adapter is attached to an attachment region on the base unit, and the substrate is attached to an attachment region on the adapter. The adapter permits the base unit to be interfaced with a wide variety of ...


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Richard W LeVaughn, Roger D Sonnenburg, William C Taylor: Blood sampling device with lancet damping system. Bayer Corporation, Roger Norman Coe, September 21, 1999: US05954738 (215 worldwide citation)

A blood sampling device is provided with a housing, a lancet assembly, a lancet holder disposed in the housing for supporting the lancet assembly, the lancet holder being movable in a lancing direction between a cocked position and a puncture position, a drive spring for forcing the lancet holder fr ...


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Thomas Elwood Dowdy: Coal gasification and hydrogen production system and method. Siemens Westinghouse Power Corporation, September 21, 1999: US05955039 (214 worldwide citation)

A system and method generates electricity and co-produces a hydrogen flow from coal. The electricity is generated by a turbine with a topping combustor and a solid oxide fuel cell ("SOFC") reacting syngas. The syngas is produced in a coal gasifier with a portion of the compressed air from the turbin ...


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Noel W Anderson: Field navigation system. Concord, Foley & Lardner, September 21, 1999: US05955973 (211 worldwide citation)

A location system is used in a vehicle moving within an area at a selected speed and in a selected direction. A heading sensor provides a heading signal representing the direction of movement of the vehicle. A speed sensor provides a speed signal based on available reference signals representing the ...


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Paul Shen, Efraim Arazi, Edward A Krause, Adam S Tom: Method and apparatus for modifying encoded digital video for improved channel utilization. Imedia Corporation, McCutchen Doyle Brown & Enersen, September 21, 1999: US05956088 (211 worldwide citation)

A method for increasing channel utilization for a data channel transmitting a multiplex of a set of one or more encoded program streams, each program stream in being decodeable by a corresponding decoder, each corresponding decoder including a corresponding decoder buffer, the decoder buffers having ...


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Stephen E Webber, Thomas J Martin: pH dependent polymer micelles. Board of Regents The University of Texas System, Denise L Locke Liddell & Sapp Mayfield, September 21, 1999: US05955509 (210 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to the use of poly(vinyl N-heterocycle)-block-poly(alkylene oxide) copolymers in micelle containing pharmaceutical formulations. The copolymers advantageously respond to pH differences in the environment to which they are exposed forming micelles at higher pH values. Th ...



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