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Beuret Pierre: Heat treatment installation for a batch of metallic workpieces. Beuret Pierre, April 26, 2000: EP0995805-A1 (150 worldwide citation)

Installation for thermal treatment of metallic parts comprises: a first assembly with at least one furnace, and a second assembly with at least one jig; one of the two assemblies is attached to a fixed structure (12) and the other assembly is connected to a moving structure (13) relatively to the fi ...


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Privitera Salvatore, Hibner John A, Buzzard Jon D, Piller Michael E, Iverson David S, Reiter Michael J: A surgical device for the collection of soft tissue. Ethicon Endo Surgery, April 26, 2000: EP0995400-A1 (117 worldwide citation)

A handheld biopsy device is provided for the collection of soft tissue samples from a surgical patient. In a preferred embodiment, the biopsy device comprises a handpiece, a fluid collection system, and a power transmission source. The handpiece is configured for grasping by a single hand, and being ...


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Boyce Jill Macdonald: Method and apparatus for coding and transmitting mpeg video over the internet. Lucent Technologies, April 26, 2000: EP0996291-A1 (89 worldwide citation)

The application describes a method and apparatus for encoding a video signal, wherein in order to transmit an inter-frame coded video signal, such as an MPEG-coded video signal, over a packet-based network such as the Internet, the video signal associated with at least one video frame, is split (102 ...


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Vecsei Vilmos Prof Dr Med, Seitz Helmut Prof Dr, Harder Hans Erich: A device for anchoring a crucial ligament transplant into the knee joint parts. Howmedica, April 26, 2000: EP0995409-A1 (85 worldwide citation)

A device for anchoring a crucial ligament transplant in the knee joint parts, characterised by a generally cylindrical sleeve (30) of metallic, bio-compatible material, with at least two axis-parallel slots (50) which are distanced in the circumferential direction and which extend from one end over ...


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Evans Steven Martin, Bell Andrew: Methods of manufacturing rotary drill bits. Camco Int, April 26, 2000: EP0995876-A2 (66 worldwide citation)

A rotary drill bit is manufactured by a powder metallurgy process by placing a metal mandrel 54 in a mould 38, packing the mould 38 with particulate matrix-forming material 50, infiltrating the material with a molten binding alloy, and cooling the assembly to form a solid infiltrated matrix bonded t ...


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Porter Lawrence Leon: Electronic business card exchange. Ibm, April 26, 2000: GB2343091-A (51 worldwide citation)

The method comprises acquiring electronic information from a first smart card 21A; acquiring an electronic address from a second smart card 21B; and sending the information from the first smart card to the electronic address of the second card. This allows electronic information from one smart card ...


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Bunnage Mark Edward, Street Stephen Derek Albert, Mathias John Paul, Wood Anthony: Pfizer, Pfizer, April 26, 2000: EP0995751-A2 (47 worldwide citation)

There is provided compounds of formula IA and of formula IB, wherein R, R, R, R and A have meanings given in the description, which are useful in the curative and prophylactic treatment of a medical condition for which inhibition of a cyclic guanosine 3',5'-monophosphate phosphodiesterase (e.g. cGMP ...


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Cashman Neil, Zhou Yiming, Gibbs Peter Charles: Television remote control with display. Sony, April 26, 2000: GB2343073-A (41 worldwide citation)

A remote control 110 for a multimedia TV receiver (30, fig.1) comprises a display screen 720, such as an LCD display device, user-operable control 700 (e.g. keyboard) and a processor 710 and wireless bi-directional communications interface 730. A system controller (100) receives requests, from the r ...


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Carcerano Christopher John, Barnard John Dickson, Wilson Jr Richard Alexander, Gibson Donald Parke: Method and apparatus for browser-based network management. Canon, April 26, 2000: EP0996253-A2 (37 worldwide citation)

Viewing and updating a configuration of at least one of a plurality of network devices connected to a network. Each of the network devices is repeatedly polled over the network by a network management server for configuration information, which is stored in a database. A first URL-encoded request is ...


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Wood Anthony: Pfizer, Pfizer, April 26, 2000: EP0995750-A1 (36 worldwide citation)

There is provided compounds of formula IA and of formula IB, wherein R, R, R, R and A have meanings given in the description, which are useful in the curative and prophylactic treatment of a medical condition for which inhibition of a cyclic guanosine 3',5'-monophosphate phosphodiesterase (e.g. cGMP ...



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