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Andreas G Weichert
Andreas Weichert, Joachim Brendel, Heinz Werner Kleemann, Hans Jochen Lang, Jan Robert Schwark, Udo Albus, Wolfgang Scholz: Ortho-substituted benzoylguanidines, process for their preparation, their use as a medicament or diagnostic, and medicament comprising them. Hoechst Aktiengesellschaft, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, January 4, 2000: US06011063

Ortho-substituted benzoylguanidines of the formula I ##STR1## in which R(1) to R(5) have the meanings given in the claims, are suitable as antiarrhythmic pharmaceuticals having a cardioprotective component for infarct prophylaxis and for infarct treatment and also for the treatment of angina pectori ...


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Boaz Eitan: Two bit non-volatile electrically erasable and programmable semiconductor memory cell utilizing asymmetrical charge trapping. Saifun Semiconductors, Alan H MacPherson, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson Franklin & Friel, January 4, 2000: US06011725 (1119 worldwide citation)

A non-volatile electrically erasable programmable read only memory (EEPROM) capable of storing two bit of information having a nonconducting charge trapping dielectric, such as silicon nitride, sandwiched between two silicon dioxide layers acting as electrical insulators is disclosed. The invention ...


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Christopher L Johnson, David A Dunlap: Linear stapling instrument with improved staple cartridge. Imagyn Medical Technologies, Howard & Howard, January 4, 2000: US06010054 (839 worldwide citation)

This invention provides a linear stapling instrument for use in surgical procedures including, inter alia, a staple housing. The housing includes a plurality of staple openings and a plurality of staples disposed in the staple openings. The housing further includes a plurality of staple drivers. The ...


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Michael Fischer, Sophia Paleologou: Method and system for error-free data transfer. KenCast, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, January 4, 2000: US06012159 (644 worldwide citation)

A method and system are provided for transferring data from a host computer to one or more subscriber computers, the data consisting of k original packets. The method includes the steps of encoding the k original packets to form n encoded packets, where n>k, transmitting the encoded packets from the ...


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Mohamed Kheir Diab, Esmaiel Kiani Azarbayjany, Charles Robert Ragsdale, James M Lepper Jr: Manual and automatic probe calibration. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, January 4, 2000: US06011986 (629 worldwide citation)

The method and apparatus of the present invention provides a system wherein light-emitting diodes (LEDs) can be tuned within a given range by selecting their operating drive current in order to obtain a precise wavelength. The present invention further provides a manner in which to calibrate and uti ...


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Sangam Pant, David L Andre, Gray Watson, Richard M Green, Michael J Schiegg: Computer system with user-controlled relevance ranking of search results. Lycos, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 4, 2000: US06012053 (606 worldwide citation)

A computer system for performing searches on a collection of information includes a mechanism through which results from a search query are ranked according to user specified relevance factors to allow the user to control how the search results are presented. The relevance factors are applied to the ...


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Jim Y Li, Archie L Cobbs, Paul D Ozzello: Automatic configuration for internet access device. International Business Machines Corporation, Anthony N Magistrale, January 4, 2000: US06012088 (601 worldwide citation)

An Internet access device uses an automatic configuration process to handle the task of configuring the Internet access device at a customer site for communication with the Internet. Once configured, the customer has electronic mail and other access to the Internet from his local area network. A not ...


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Benjamin Slotznick: System for delivering and simultaneously displaying primary and secondary information, and for displaying only the secondary information during interstitial space. Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, January 4, 2000: US06011537 (450 worldwide citation)

A system is provided of displaying information at a display of a local user computer. The information includes primary information representing information requested by a user and secondary information representing additional information. The primary information is retrieved from a first information ...