Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred C Iii, Graves Todd L, Shelton Todd R, Smith Paul: System and method for cartridge detection and verification using signal comparison. Iomega Corporation, sKURTZ Richard E, May 25, 2000: WO/2000/030020

A system and method which is used to identify and discriminate the type of data storage cartridge that has been inserted into a disk drive. A system for identifying a type of data storage cartridge having a marker (20) comprises a light source (34) for emitting light to illuminate the marker (20), a ...

Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III: Data cartridge marker for foreign object detection. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz MacKiewicz & Norris, May 23, 2000: US06067214 (3 worldwide citation)

A disk cartridge has various structures for clearly delineating the cartridge from foreign objects which may cause damage to a disk drive. In one embodiment, one or more serial reflectors are embedded within a cartridge so as to return a reflected illuminance pattern distinguishable from a flat spec ...

Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Masud Beroz, Belgacem Haba, Christopher M Pickett: Lead formation usings grids. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 16, 2000: US06063648 (23 worldwide citation)

A component for making microelectronic units includes a grid of interspersed leads with ends of the various leads being connected to one another by frangible elements. One end of each lead is bonded to a top element and the other end of each lead is bonded to a bottom element. The top and bottom ele ...

Garo Khanarian
Larry F Charbonneau, Garo Khanarian, Robert E Johnson, Helmut B Witteler, John A Flint: Polyester fiber and methods for making same. HNA Holdings, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, May 16, 2000: US06063495 (64 worldwide citation)

A polyester fiber made from a polymer having ethylene glycol moieties, isosorbide moieties and terepthaloyl moieties, and the method of making the fiber is described. The polyester fiber is used to form articles suitable for commercial, especially textile, and industrial uses, and has an inherent vi ...

Garo Khanarian
Larry F Charbonneau, Robert E Johnson, Helmut B Witteler, Garo Khanarian: Isosorbide containing polyesters and methods for making same. HNA Holdings, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, May 16, 2000: US06063464 (107 worldwide citation)

A polyester polymer and method for making the polyester, wherein the polyester is prepared by (1) combining in a reactor a monomer containing a diacid moiety; a monomer comprising a diol moiety; and a monomer containing an isosorbide moiety; with a condensation catalyst suitable for condensing aroma ...

Eric First, M.D.
Eric R First: Application of botulinum toxin to the management of neurogenic inflammatory disorders. Thomas J Nutter McClennen & Fish Engellenner, May 16, 2000: US06063768 (160 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a method for the use of at least one serotype or a combination of serotypes of Botulinum neurotoxin either alone or in combination with other peptides or fusion proteins, that when administered in a safe and effective amount, antagonize and therefore decrease or block ...

Craig Allen
David B Taubenheim, Thomas Raymond Nolan, Craig Allen Lee, Bradley Davis: Selective call device and method for providing a stream of information. Motorola, Keith A Chanroo, May 9, 2000: US06060997 (82 worldwide citation)

A selective call device (130) has a receiver (204) for receiving information at a first rate and a switch (229, 230) for selecting a streaming mode for providing the information. A processor (210) for determining when the streaming mode is selected, and in response thereto, creates a buffer (221, 22 ...

Charles Szmanda
Gary N Taylor, Charles R Szmanda: Polymers and photoresist compositions. Shipley Company L L C, Darryl P Frickey, Peter F Corless, May 2, 2000: US06057083 (41 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides novel polymers and chemically-amplified positive-acting photoresist compositions that contain such polymers as a resin binder component. Preferred polymers of the invention include one or more structural groups that are capable of reducing the temperature required for ...

Robert Deng
Arcot Desai Narasimhalu, Huijie Deng, Weiguo Wang: Computationally efficient method for trusted and dynamic digital objects dissemination. Kent Ridge Digital Labs, May 2, 2000: US06058383 (56 worldwide citation)

A computationally efficient method for trusted and dynamic dissemination of digital objects. Related digital objects of various types are grouped, based on their usage and functionality, by an information provider into distribution packages. Trustworthiness of objects contained in a distribution pac ...