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John W Smith, Belgacem Haba: Flexible lead structures and methods of making same. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, September 12, 2000: US06117694 (118 worldwide citation)

A microelectronic component, such as a connector or a packaged semiconductor device is made by connecting multiple leads between a pair of elements and moving the elements away from one another so as to bend the leads toward a vertically extensive disposition. One of the elements includes a temporar ...

Randy Ekl
Marc Cassidy, Daniel J McDonald, Randy L Ekl: Method of registration in a communication system. Motorola, Susan L Lukasik, September 12, 2000: US06119017 (36 worldwide citation)

A method of registration in a communication system includes the steps of detecting (201) an elevated registration level of at least a part of a communication system, selecting (203) a group recovery time, determining (205) a first random registration time that is less than or equal to the group reco ...

Craig Allen
Jheroen Pieter Dorenbosch, Craig Allen Lee: Method and apparatus for reducing inbound transmissions in a two-way messaging system. Motorola, R Louis Breeden, September 12, 2000: US06118980 (4 worldwide citation)

A fixed portion (102) of a two-way messaging system transmits (502) a first message (400) including a value (408) indicative of a response probability desired from a portable subscriber unit (122). The portable subscriber unit receives (602) the first message and selects (614) between responding (61 ...

Maged Beshai
Maged E Beshai: Method and apparatus for a flexible access rate common-memory packet switch. Nortel Networks Corporation, Max R Wood, September 12, 2000: US06118792 (13 worldwide citation)

A method of controlling asymmetrical port access in a common-memory (CM) multi-port data packet switch and a high-capacity flexible access rate CM data packet switch are described. The method involves providing a common-memory-access control table which defines a unique contiguous band of CM access ...

Joseph H Schulman, Charles L Byers, Gerald E Adomian, Michael S Colvin: Implantable enzyme-based monitoring systems having improved longevity due to improved exterior surfaces. Alfred E Mann Foundation, Abraham N Seidman, September 12, 2000: US06119028 (739 worldwide citation)

An implantable enzyme-based monitoring system suitable for long term in vivo use to measure the concentration of prescribed substances such as glucose is provided. In one embodiment, the implantable enzyme-based monitoring system includes at least one sensor assembly, an outer membrane surrounding t ...

Chris J Diederich, Michael D Lesh, James C Peacock III, Michael R Ross: Circumferential ablation device assembly. The Regents of the University of California, Atrionix, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, September 12, 2000: US06117101 (695 worldwide citation)

This invention is a circumferential ablation device assembly which is adapted to forming a circumferential conduction block in a pulmonary vein. The assembly includes a circumferential ablation element which is adapted to ablate a circumferential region of tissue along a pulmonary vein wall which ci ...

Douglas L Peckover: Intelligent agents for electronic commerce. Personal Agents, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 12, 2000: US06119101 (687 worldwide citation)

A system for electronic commerce (10) having personal agents (12 and 13) that represent consumers and providers in a virtual marketplace (28). Consumer personal agents conceal the identity of the consumer and are capable of creating decision agents (14) that shop for products and assist consumers in ...

James L Say, Nathan R Long, Eric A Peper, Henning Sakslund: System and method for measuring a bioanalyte such as lactate. Pepex Biomedical, Merchant & Gould P C, September 12, 2000: US06117290 (556 worldwide citation)

The present disclosure relates to an on-line lactate sensor arrangement. The sensor arrangement includes a lactate sensor, a catheter for withdrawing a test sample, and a first fluid flow line provided fluid communication between the lactate sensor and the catheter. The sensor arrangement also inclu ...

John P Measamer, Robert L Koch Jr, Robert F Welch, Anthony T Nguyen: Ratchet release mechanism for hand held instruments. Ethicon Endo Surgery, September 12, 2000: US06117158 (531 worldwide citation)

A hand held surgical instrument for grasping and clamping tissue is disclosed. The surgical instrument has a handle body assembly and an elongated shaft. The shaft is connected to the handle body assembly at a proximal end and has an end effector at a distal end. The end effector is operably coupled ...

Catherine A Basch, Belva J Bruesewitz, Kevin Siegel, Patrick Faith: Financial risk prediction systems and methods therefor. Visa International Service Association, Beyer & Weaver, September 12, 2000: US06119103 (522 worldwide citation)

A computer-implemented method for predicting financial risk, which includes receiving first transaction data pertaining to transactions performed on a first financial account. The first financial account represents a financial account issued to a given account holder by a first account issuer. The m ...