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Peng Gong, Francisco X Gomez: Dual band, glass mount antenna and flexible housing therefor. Andrew Corporation, Vedder Price Kaufman & Kammholz, April 25, 2000: US06054961 (37 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a dual band, omni-directional antenna having a symmetrical radiating structure defined by a pair of conductive portions interconnected by a tuning bridge formed on a printed circuit board. An outer housing holds the circuit board in place. An adhesive layer is us ...


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Ronald A Katz, Gary L West, Thomas B Barker: Methods and apparatus for intelligent selection of goods and services in telephonic and electronic commerce. Telebuyer, Lyon & Lyon, April 25, 2000: US06055513 (660 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for effecting remote commerce, such as in telemarketing (either inbound or outbound) and in electronic commerce, which are particularly adapted for the intelligent selection and proffer of products, services or information to a user or customer. In one aspect of th ...


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Terence R Spies, Daniel R Simon: System and method for secure purchase and delivery of video content programs. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, April 25, 2000: US06055314 (594 worldwide citation)

A system and method for secure purchase and delivery of video content programs over various distribution media, including distribution networks and digital video disks, includes an integrated circuit card (e.g., a smart card, PCMCIA card) which is configured to store decryption capabilities for rela ...


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Will H Gardenswartz, David W Banker, Melissa B Goidel: Communicating with a computer based on an updated purchase behavior classification of a particular consumer. SuperMarkets Online, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, April 25, 2000: US06055573 (561 worldwide citation)

A method, system, and computer program product for delivering a targeted advertisement. A first identifier, such as a cookie, corresponding to the a first computer is received from the first computer. A targeted advertisement is delivered to the first computer in response to receiving the first iden ...


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Mark W Miles: Interferometric modulation. Etalon, Fish & Richardson P C, April 25, 2000: US06055090 (474 worldwide citation)

An interferometric modulator (Imod) cavity has a reflector and an induced absorber. A direct view reflective flat panel display may include an array of the modulators. Adjacent spacers of different thicknesses are fabricated on a substrate by a lift-off technique used to pattern the spacers which ar ...


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David T Green, Henry Bolanos, Henry R Sienkiewicz, Patrick Leahy: Anvil for surgical stapler. United States Surgical, April 25, 2000: US06053390 (466 worldwide citation)

A detachable anvil assembly for use with an apparatus for performing circular anastomosis of tubular organs includes an elongated anvil rod having proximal and distal end portions and an anvil head mounted to the distal end portion of the anvil rod. The distal end portion is pivotally mounted and is ...


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Paul J Carter, Leonard G Presta: Humanized antibodies and methods for making them. Genentech, Wendy M Lee, April 25, 2000: US06054297 (437 worldwide citation)

Variant immunoglobulins, particularly humanized antibody polypeptides are provided, along with methods for their preparation and use. Consensus immunoglobulin sequences and structural models are also provided.


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Jerome D Hudson, Jean Paul Champagne, Mary A Galindo, Cynthia M K Hickerson, Donna R Hickman, Robert P Lockhart, Nancy B Saddler, Patricia A Stange: System and method for accessing enterprise-wide resources by presenting to the resource a temporary credential. Electronic Data Systems Corporation, L Joy Baker & Botts L Griebenow, April 25, 2000: US06055637 (432 worldwide citation)

A resource access control system and method (50) for a corporate enterprise includes a security administrator (60, 62) in communication with a plurality of users (90), each of the users (90) having an assigned role and a unique user identifier. A temporary credential token (52) is generated correlat ...


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Michael C Sherman, Troy Drewry: Multi-axial bone screw assembly. SDGI Holdings, Woodard Emhardt Naughton Moriarty & McNett, April 25, 2000: US06053917 (419 worldwide citation)

A multi-axial bone screw assembly includes a bone screw having a partially spherical head. The bone screw head is truncated at an upper surface in which a tool receiving recess is defined. The assembly includes a receiver member including a central bore that defines a tapered recess to receive a con ...


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Danny M Nessett, David Grabelsky, Michael S Borella, Ikhlaq S Sidhu: Method and system for locating network services with distributed network address translation. 3Com Corporation, Stephen Lesavich, McDonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff, April 25, 2000: US06055236 (404 worldwide citation)

Methods and system for locating network services with distributed network address translation. Digital certificates are created that allow an external network device on an external network, such as the Internet, to request a service from an internal network device on an internal distributed network ...



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