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Corley Stephen Leslie, Fagan Michael: Database access tool. British Telecommunications Public Company, Corley Stephen Leslie, Fagan Michael, DUTTON Erica Lindley Graham, November 4, 1999: WO/1999/056227 (36 worldwide citation)

Embodiments of the invention alleviate problems relating to databases access, particularly when the database is very large and complex such as in the marketing domain. This domain is characterised by very large databases containing many Gigabytes of customer related information. Many different types ...


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Knudson Edward B, Hassell Joel G, Marshall Connie T, Lemmons Thomas R, Reynolds Steven J, Knee Robert A, Carpenter Kenneth F Jr, Thomas William L, Herrington W Benjamin, Williamson Steven C, Ellis Michael D, Allison Donald W: Systeme de teletexte integrant des annonces publicitaires pouvant safficher en mode defilement ou en mode recherche aleatoire, Program guide system with flip and browse advertisements. United Video Properties, United Video Properties, SMART & BIGGAR, November 4, 1999: CA2324278 (25 worldwide citation)

An interactive television program guide is provided in which advertisements may be displayed in program listings display regions on program guide screens. The program listings display regions may be browse displays or flip displays. The program guide screens contain video for the current channel to ...


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Narang Upvan, Nicholson William Stuart Cooper: Adhesive applicator with polymerization agents and/or bioactive material. Closure Medical Corporation, OLIFF James A, November 4, 1999: WO/1999/055394 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of applying a bioactive agent and/or a polymerization or cross-linking rate modifier and/or a polymerization initiator to an applicator tip includes dissolving or dispersing the rate modifier, the initiator, and/or the bioactive agent in a low boiling point solvent, applying the resulting s ...


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Borrelli Nicholas F, Carre Alain R E, Dannous Thierry L A, Eid Bernard, Root David, Wusirika Rajo R: Redrawn capillary imaging reservoir. Corning Incorporated, BEALL Thomas R, November 4, 1999: WO/1999/055461 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for depositing a high density biological or chemical array onto a solid support. Specifically, the apparatus is made up of a plurality of open ended channels (12) collectively forming a matrix. The matrix has been redrawn and cut such that the pitch of the channels (12) on the ...


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Tack Joris Jozef Gustaaf: A container. The Procter & Gamble Company, Tack Joris Jozef Gustaaf, REED T David, November 4, 1999: WO/1999/055213 (3 worldwide citation)

A container (1), preferably a container containing wetted tissues comprising a container body (10) and a lid (11), said lid comprising a stationary lid member (13) and a movable lid member (14). The container comprises at least one elastically deformable strip (15) that extends from the outer side o ...


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Jung Dieter, Ludwig Pauline E: Tamper-indicating article for reusable substrates. Minnesota Mining And Manufacturing Company, sWEISS Lucy C, November 4, 1999: WO/1999/055791 (3 worldwide citation)

A tamper-indicating article comprises (a) a pressure-sensitive adhesive film or pressure-sensitive adhesive-coated tape that can be removed, without exhibiting cohesive failure, from a substrate surface (e.g., an automobile windshield) by stretching the film or tape; and (b) at least one damageable ...


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Matsumoto Takehiro: Drip-proof structure for engine generator. Sawafuji Electric, November 4, 1999: EP0827257-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

In an engine generator in which first and second brackets (12, 13) both in a cylindrical shape clamp an annular core (14) therebetween and a plurality of exhaust ports (38) are provided in the first bracket (12) corresponding to a cooling fan (35) provided on a rotor (24), for exhausting air from th ...


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Maccormack David Ross, Nunally Patrick O: Compression de donnees video dans un systeme dinformations, Video compression in information system. Sensormatic Electronics Corporation, Sensormatic Electronics Corporation, SMART & BIGGAR, November 4, 1999: CA2326674 (2 worldwide citation)

A video image data field to be compression-encoded is divided into rectangular blocks. Each of the rectangular blocks is compared (130) with a corresponding (132) block of a reference image to generate comparison data. The block of the image to be encoded is selected for representation if the compar ...


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Smith Austin, Mountford Peter Scott, Munsie Megan: Process for obtaining stem cells. University Of Edinburgh, Smith Austin, Mountford Peter Scott, Munsie Megan, SCHLICH George William, November 4, 1999: WO/1999/055841 (2 worldwide citation)

A method of obtaining a stem cell is described, comprising obtaining a somatic cell, which cell contains a gene coding for a marker which is differentially expressed in (a) desired stem cells and (b) cells other than desired stem cells; obtaining an enucleated oocyte; transferring the nucleus of the ...