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Anthony S. McCoppin
Mark W Hitchins, Edward J Rhinehart, David M Reilly, Anthony S McCoppin, Thomas L Dufalla, Robert J Masarik: Plunger systems. Medrad, Gregory L Bradley, January 25, 2000: US06017330 (85 worldwide citation)

The plunger systems for use in an injector-actuated syringe of the present invention include a dynamic wedge seal which improves the sealing engagement between the plunger cover and syringe barrel, and flexible capture members extending from the rear surface of the plunger which permit the engagemen ...


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Craig Ullman, Jack D Hidary, Nova T Spivack: Enhanced video programming system and method for incorporating and displaying retrieved integrated internet information segments. ACTV, Dorsey & Whitney, January 25, 2000: US06018768 (510 worldwide citation)

A system for integrating video programming with the vast information resources of the Internet. A computer-based system receives a video program with embedded uniform resource locators (URLs). The URLs, the effective addresses of locations or Web sites on the Internet, are interpreted by the system ...


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James E Allard, David R Treadwell III, John F Ludeman: Method, system and apparatus for client-side usage tracking of information server systems. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger Seeley, January 25, 2000: US06018619 (461 worldwide citation)

A method for tracking usage patterns of users of hyper-media systems, such as the World-Wide Web, that creates a usage log on a user's client computer and periodically transmits the usage log from the user's client machine to a usage tracking server computer to be incorporated in an overall usage lo ...


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Jonathan D Albert, Barrett Comiskey, Joseph M Jacobson, Libing Zhang, Andrew Loxley, Robert Feeney, Paul Drzaic, Ian Morrison: Multi-color electrophoretic displays and materials for making the same. E Ink Corporation, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, January 25, 2000: US06017584 (402 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are novel electrophoretic displays and materials useful in fabricating such displays. In particular, novel encapsulated displays are disclosed. Particles encapsulated therein are dispersed within a suspending, or electrophoretic, fluid. This fluid may be a mixture of two or more flu ...


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Christopher J Frederick, Richard F Schwemberger, William D Kelly, Joseph F Paraschac, John P Measamer: Method for using a trocar for penetration and skin incision. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Matthew S Goodwin, January 25, 2000: US06017356 (379 worldwide citation)

A method for establishing a surgical port for endoscopic or arthroscopic surgery is disclosed. A trocar is initially provided, and the obturator of the trocar includes a flat cutting blade, a shield that moves proximally and distally from a precock position to an extended position, a precock lever t ...


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Jay S Walker, Sanjay K Jindal, Toby Weir Jones: Method and system for processing customized reward offers. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Dean Alderucci, January 25, 2000: US06018718 (366 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a method is for providing and managing a customized reward offer to a holder of a financial account. The method includes the step of accessing historical account data associated with the financial account. The method further includes the step of determining a first performan ...


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Jerry A Culp, Kevin J Schemansky, David E Monk: Integrated system for powered surgical tools. Stryker Corporation, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis P C, January 25, 2000: US06017354 (366 worldwide citation)

An integrated surgical tool system (30) for energizing different powered surgical handpieces (32, 33). Internal to each handpiece is a non-volatile memory (72) which stores data regarding the operating parameters of the handpiece. This data, includes information about the speeds at which any motor i ...


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Kenneth S Ray, George Richard Koelsch, Carol Andrews Ray: S.E.C. registered individual account investment advisor expert system. AExpert Advisory, Ratner & Prestia, January 25, 2000: US06018722 (353 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented expert securities portfolio investment management system which operates as Registered Investment Advisor. The system automatically defines personal customer objectives, designs individualized investment portfolios, adjusts portfolios for economic environment, researches and se ...


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InBae Yoon, Samuel C Yoon: Surgical instrument with multiple rotatably mounted offset end effectors. InBae Yoon, Blank Rome Comisky & McCauley, January 25, 2000: US06017358 (333 worldwide citation)

An instrument for operating on anatomical tissue includes a barrel having two or more drivers therein which can be manipulated from a proximal end of the barrel. End effectors of each driver are offset from a rotatable shaft by a transverse arm. In an insertion position, the end effectors are confin ...


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Paul J Gaudet, Thomas P Blackadar, Steven R Oliver: Measuring foot contact time and foot loft time of a person in locomotion. Personal Electronic Devices, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, January 25, 2000: US06018705 (324 worldwide citation)

The time period that a foot is in contact with the ground during a stride taken by a user, and the period that the foot is not in contact with the ground between strides taken by the user are determined by processing and analyzing the output signal of an accelerometer. The accelerometer is mounted o ...



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