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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 (500 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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Chai Keong Toh: Routing method for Ad-Hoc mobile networks. Chai Keong Toh, King s College, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, November 16, 1999: US05987011 (495 worldwide citation)

A routing method for supporting ad-hoc mobile communications within a radio communications network. The network comprises a plurality of mobile hosts including a source mobile host and a destination mobile host, and a plurality of radio communications links connecting together with mobile hosts. The ...


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James Bridgeman, Nancy Bridgeman, Stephanie Bridgeman, Robert Bridgeman, Jerry Bridgeman, Lance Bridgeman: Continuous real time Pari-Mutuel method. November 16, 1999: US05984779 (462 worldwide citation)

This present invention provides a Pari-Mutuel method for table games (Blackjack, Pai-Gow, etc.), and real time electronic gaming (slots, draw poker, keno, bingo and others). Players compete only against other players for non-banked prizes, which are paid from accrued player pools. In the preferred e ...


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Kevin Thomas Bartholomew Rowney, Deepak S Nadig: System, method and article of manufacture for secure network electronic payment and credit collection. VeriFone, Sanford E Warren Jr, Daniel J Gardere & Wynne Chalker, November 16, 1999: US05987140 (408 worldwide citation)

Secure transmission of data is provided between a plurality of computer systems over a public communication system, such as the Internet. Secure transmission of data is provided from a customer computer system to a merchant computer system, and for the further secure transmission of data from the me ...


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InBae Yoon: Multifunctional grasping instrument with cutting member and operating channel for use in endoscopic and non-endoscopic procedures. November 16, 1999: US05984939 (376 worldwide citation)

A multifunctional instrument for use in performing endoscopic and open surgical procedures within an anatomical cavity includes a handle and an elongate tubular member having a proximal end coupled with the handle for being disposed externally of the anatomical cavity and a distal end for being disp ...


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Isao Sunaga: Gaming machine. Aruze Corporation, Rohm & Monsanto, November 16, 1999: US05984781 (376 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine in which a game is controlled using virtual reels arranged to correspond to symbols of actual reels, increases the interest of a player in playing the game. A virtual symbol row arrangement is provided corresponding to a plurality of symbol rows to be displayed on a variable display ...


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Haruo Inoue: Slot machine. Eagle, Young & Thompson, November 16, 1999: US05984782 (369 worldwide citation)

A slot machine has a first reel group and a second reel group. The second reel group is constituted of auxiliary reels, on a peripheral surface of which re-rotation symbols are arranged. The auxiliary reels are respectively provided so as to correspond to each reel constituting the first reel group. ...


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Michael Donohue, Patrick Leung: Method and system for delivering documents customized for a particular user over the internet using imbedded dynamic content. Tiberiu Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman P C Weisz, November 16, 1999: US05987480 (346 worldwide citation)

A system and method for delivering documents having dynamic content embedded over the worldwide Internet or a local internet or intranet. A data source is stored on a server computer connected to the Internet, the data source containing content in a form representing or reducible to names and corres ...


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John Charles Robertson, Brian W Moulder, Roberto Pedros: Heart valve replacement tools and procedures. United States Surgical, November 16, 1999: US05984959 (342 worldwide citation)

There are disclosed various systems for installing a heart valve within a patient. In a first system, there are provided a heart valve installation assembly and an expandable heart valve ring installation assembly, each of which comprises a separate tool. The expandable heart valve ring assembly is ...


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Kevin T B Rowney: System, method and article of manufacture for conditionally accepting a payment method utilizing an extensible, flexible architecture. VeriFone, Sanford E Warren Jr, Daniel J Gardere & Wynne Chalker, November 16, 1999: US05987132 (326 worldwide citation)

An architecture that provides a server that communicates bidirectionally with a gateway over a first communication link, over which service requests flow to the server for one or more merchants and/or consumers is disclosed. Service requests are associated with a particular merchant based on storefr ...