Jonathan E DeLine, Roger L Veldman, Niall R Lynam: Modular rearview mirror assembly. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, September 26, 2000: US06124886 (444 worldwide citation)

A modular rearview mirror assembly for vehicles incorporates one or more integrated subassembly modules or carrier members to which are connected separate electrical components such as lamps, reflectors, switches, plug receptacles and the like to simplify mirror assembly and provide integral support ...

David K Swanson, Robert Burnside, James G Whayne, Dorin Panescu: Systems and methods for controlling power in an electrosurgical probe. Scimed Life Systems, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, September 26, 2000: US06123702 (406 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for controlling the power supplied to an electrosurgical probe are disclosed. The systems and methods may be used to monitor electrode-tissue contact, adjust power in response to a loss of contact, and apply power in such a manner that charring, coagulum formation and tissue popp ...

Ramez E N Shehada, Vasilis Z Marmarelis, Warren S Grundfest: Method and devices for laser induced fluorescence attenuation spectroscopy. Cedars Sinai Medical Center, Pretty Schroeder & Poplawski, September 26, 2000: US06124597 (403 worldwide citation)

The Laser Induced Fluorescence Attenuation Spectroscopy (LIFAS) method and apparatus preferably include a source adapted to emit radiation that is directed at a sample volume in a sample to produce return light from the sample, such return light including modulated return light resulting from modula ...

Joseph M Jacobson: Electronic book with multiple page displays. E Ink Corporation, Testa Hurwitz&Thibeault, September 26, 2000: US06124851 (396 worldwide citation)

An electronic book comprising multiple, electronically addressable, page displays is described. Said page displays may be formed on flexible, thin substrates. Said book may additionally encompass memory, power, control functions and communications.

Bart Alan Meltzer, Terry Allen, Matthew Daniel Fuchs, Robert John Glushko, Murray Maloney: Market makers using documents for commerce in trading partner networks. Commerce One, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, September 26, 2000: US06125391 (380 worldwide citation)

A market making node in a network routes machine readable documents to connect businesses with customers, suppliers and trading partners. The self defining electronic documents, such as XML based documents, can be easily understood amongst the partners. Definitions of these electronic business docum ...

Chen Feng: Hand held dataform reader having strobing ultraviolet light illumination assembly for reading fluorescent dataforms. Meta Holdings Corporation, Watts Hoffmann Fisher & Heinke Co LPA, September 26, 2000: US06123263 (377 worldwide citation)

A portable data collection device having a modular imaging-based dataform reader. The dataform reader includes a two dimensional imaging assembly adapted to image and decode a dataform printed using ink that fluoresces when illuminated by ultraviolet light. The imaging assembly includes a two dimens ...

Lily Chen Tu, Hosheng Tu: Balloon catheter. Polymerex Medical, September 26, 2000: US06123718 (369 worldwide citation)

An ablation balloon catheter for treating tissues or atherosclerosis on a patient having a prior angioplasty procedure, the balloon catheter comprising a conductive elastomer electrode means which is coated onto a balloon surface and is connected to a radiofrequency current source to supply radiofre ...

Wilton W Webster Jr: Omni-directional steerable catheter. Cordis Webster, Christie Parker & Hale, September 26, 2000: US06123699 (354 worldwide citation)

A multi-directional electrode catheter comprising an elongated tubular catheter body, a catheter tip section at the distal end of the catheter body and a control handle at the proximal end of the catheter. The catheter body may have a central lumen, and four off-axis lumens symmetrically positioned ...

Konrad H Marcus, Niall R Lynam: Information display in a rearview mirror. Donnelly Corporation, Van Dyke Gardner Linn & Burkhart, September 26, 2000: US06124647 (341 worldwide citation)

An information display system for a vehicle includes a reverse image display and a rearview mirror. The reverse image display is positioned rearwardly of a driver of the vehicle such that an image of the message being displayed is reflected from the rearview mirror and received in reverse order and ...

D Chase Franklin, Darren B Remington, Bassam Saliba, Bert Speelpenning, Michael Cockrill: System and method for conducting commerce over a distributed network. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 26, 2000: US06125352 (338 worldwide citation)

A system and method for conducting commerce over a distributed network manage merchant and product information in an electronic shopping basket, payment source information in an electronic wallet, and shipping address information in an electronic address book, all of such information being stored on ...