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Charles Szmanda
Peter Trefonas III, Charles R Szmanda, Gerald C Vizvary: Radiation sensitive composition containing novel dye. Shipley Company L L C, Darryl P Frickey, S Matthew Cairns, Peter F Corless, August 29, 2000: US06110641 (8 worldwide citation)

A photoresist composition comprising an alkali soluble resin, a photoacid generating compound that undergoes photolysis when exposed to a pattern of activating irradiation within a wavelength of from 330 to 700 .mu.m, a crosslinking agent capable of crosslinking the composition when activated by pho ...


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Victor H Shear, David M Van Wie, Robert P Weber: Systems and methods for matching, selecting, narrowcasting, and/or classifying based on rights management and/or other information. InterTrust Technologies Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, August 29, 2000: US06112181 (945 worldwide citation)

Rights management information is used at least in part in a matching, narrowcasting, classifying and/or selecting process. A matching and classification utility system comprising a kind of Commerce Utility System is used to perform the matching, narrowcasting, classifying and/or selecting. The match ...


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Jay S Walker, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Method and system for adapting gaming devices to playing preferences. Walker Digital, Steven M Santisi, Dean Alderucci, August 29, 2000: US06110041 (932 worldwide citation)

A slot machine networked to a central server receives preference data corresponding to a player from the central server and configures the game to match the received preference data. The player inserts his player tracking card into the slot machine, which transmits player identification data to the ...


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Alim Alli, Keith L Milliman, Dominick L Mastri, Frank J Viola, Thomas W Alesi Jr, Robert J Geiste, Jonathan E Wilson: Lockout mechanism for a surgical stapler. United States Surgical Corporation, August 29, 2000: US06109500 (690 worldwide citation)

A surgical device is described herein that can be used to fire different types and sizes of disposable loading units. In a preferred embodiment, the device applies parallel rows of surgical fasteners to body tissue and concomitantly forms an incision between the rows of staples during an endoscopic ...


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Eric Burton Olsen: Controller-based progressive jackpot linked gaming system. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, August 29, 2000: US06110043 (585 worldwide citation)

A method of operating of controller-based progressive gaming system having a plurality of gaming machines wherein each gaming machine generates unit bet information indicative of a number of unit bets supplied to a machine for playing a game. The method comprises the steps of randomly selecting a bo ...


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Christopher P Bergh, Max E Metral, David Henry Ritter, Jonathan Ari Sheena, James J Sullivan: Distributed system for facilitating exchange of user information and opinion using automated collaborative filtering. Microsoft Corporation, Peter L Michaelson, Michaelson & Wallace, August 29, 2000: US06112186 (579 worldwide citation)

A system for facilitating exchange of user information and opinion using automated collaborative filtering includes memory elements for storing item profiles and user profiles. The data contained in those profiles is used to calculate a number of similarity factors representing how closely the prefe ...


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Hugh L Narciso Jr: Anastomosis method. Corvascular, Morrison & Foerster, August 29, 2000: US06110188 (473 worldwide citation)

A method for sealingly joining a graft vessel to a target vessel at an anastomosis site, the target vessel having an opening formed therein. The method includes positioning a fastener made from a deformable material radially adjacent to a free end portion of the graft vessel. The material is transfo ...


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Brian Kenner, Kenneth W Colby, Robert N Mudry: System and method for server-side optimization of data delivery on a distributed computer network. Intervu, Darby & Darby, August 29, 2000: US06112239 (401 worldwide citation)

A system and method for the optimized storage and retrieval of video data at distributed sites calls for the deployment of "Smart Mirror" sites throughout a network, each of which maintains a copy of certain data managed by the system. User addresses are assigned to specific delivery sites based on ...


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James M Lepper Jr, Mohamed Kheir Diab: Blood glucose monitoring system. Masimo Laboratories, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, August 29, 2000: US06110522 (385 worldwide citation)

A blood glucose monitoring system includes a broadband light source and a specially fabricated optical filter for modulating optical radiation to be transmitted through a fleshy medium. Optical radiation which passes through the fleshy medium is detected by an optical detector which generates an ele ...


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Richard J Whitbourne, Xianping Zhang: Adherent, flexible hydrogel and medicated coatings. STS Biopolymers, Michael A Venable Gollin, August 29, 2000: US06110483 (356 worldwide citation)

The adherent coating of the invention comprises a stabilizing polymer together with an active agent (a hydrophilic polymer and/or a bioactive agent) in a layer bonded to the surface of a medical device. This invention encompasses the coating liquids used for coating medical devices, methods of coati ...



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