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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III: Thin retroreflective marker for data storage cartridge. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, November 16, 1999: US05986838 (37 worldwide citation)

A cartridge for a data storage disk drive has a thin retroreflective marker. Light from a source is reflected from the marker almost exactly on its incident path. A planar light shaping optical structure such as a holographic light shaping diffuser (LSD) ruled or blazed diffraction grating, holograp ...


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Tammy Balzar
Steven James Nielsen, Tammy Jo Balzar, Yihua Chang: Applicator and coating. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas J Connelly, Thomas M Parker, Douglas G Glantz, November 16, 1999: US05984888 (21 worldwide citation)

An applicator article and method are disclosed for inserting a substance into a body cavity. The applicator article and method are especially useful for inserting a catamenial tampon into a woman's vagina. The applicator article includes a tubular member formed from at least one layer of paper which ...


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Gregor Freund: System and methodology for managing internet access on a per application basis for client computers connected to the internet. Zone Labs, John A Smart, November 16, 1999: US05987611 (942 worldwide citation)

A computing environment with methods for monitoring access to an open network, such as a WAN or the Internet, is described. The system includes one or more clients, each operating applications or processes (e.g., Netscape Navigator.TM. or Microsoft Internet Explorer.TM. browser software) requiring I ...


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Kevin O Neil, Glenn R Seidman: Personal information security and exchange tool. Cyva Research Corporation, Lyon & Lyon, November 16, 1999: US05987440 (611 worldwide citation)

Utilization of the E-Metro Community and Personal Information Agents assure an effective and comprehensive agent-rule based command and control of informational assets in a networked computer environment. The concerns of informational privacy and informational self-determination are addressed square ...


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Mark W Miles: Visible spectrum modulator arrays. Etalon, Fish & Richardson P C, November 16, 1999: US05986796 (580 worldwide citation)

Light in the visible spectrum is modulated using an array of modulation elements, and control circuitry connected to the array for controlling each of the modulation elements independently, each of the modulation elements having a surface which is caused to exhibit a predetermined impedance characte ...


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John B Carter, Scott H Davis, Steven J Frank: Remote access and geographically distributed computers in a globally addressable storage environment. Mangosoft Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, November 16, 1999: US05987506 (579 worldwide citation)

A computer system employs a globally addressable storage environment that allows a plurality of networked computers to access data by addressing even when the data is stored on a persistent storage device such as a computer hard disk and other traditionally non-addressable data storage devices. The ...


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George J Klein, Dwight H Warkentin, Kenneth M Riff, Brian B Lee, James K Carney, Gregg Turi, Anthony J Varrichio: Minimally invasive implantable device for monitoring physiologic events. Medtronic, Harold R Patton, Michael B Atlass, November 16, 1999: US05987352 (538 worldwide citation)

A minimally invasive implant, means for insertion, and description of how to most efficiently use it are described n several embodiments. This implant preferably has a segmented looping memory for storing triggered physiologic events. Preferred events for setting autotriggers to record physiologic s ...


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Allen Hobbs: Method and apparatus for selectively augmenting retrieved text, numbers, maps, charts, still pictures and/or graphics, moving pictures and/or graphics and audio information from a network resource. Coudert Brothers, November 16, 1999: US05987454 (537 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and method are disclosed for selecting multimedia information, such as video, audio, graphics and text residing on a plurality of Data Warehouses, relational database management systems (RDMS) or object-oriented database systems (ODBA) connected to the Internet or other network, and for li ...


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Susan Lo Verso, Eric Sharakan, Eric L Rowe, Roger Lee: Parallel computer system including parallel storage subsystem including facility for correction of data in the event of failure of a storage device in parallel storage subsystem. TM Patents, Cesari and McKenna, November 16, 1999: US05987622 (509 worldwide citation)

A parallel computer system comprising a plurality of processing elements and an input/output system interconnected by a communications network. The input/output system includes a plurality of input/output devices connected to the communications network for receiving messages from, and transmitting m ...


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Richard Marc Libman: Apparatus and method for transacting marketing and sales of financial products. Snell & Wilmer L, November 16, 1999: US05987434 (498 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method which use client information to automatically select and present financial products appropriate for the client. The apparatus according to one aspect includes an input device for inputting client information, financial product information, ancillary data, and decision criteri ...



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