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Runhai Lu
Thomas M Vickers Jr, Runhai Lu, Lynn E Brower, Samy M Shendy, Rainer Packe Wirth, Hong Gao: Highly efficient cement dispersants. MBT Holding, Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber, October 24, 2000: US06136950 (21 worldwide citation)

The invention is directed to a polymer dispersant comprising a substituted polyimide or polyamide backbone, having at least some proportion of oligomeric or polymeric grafted side chains including one of amides, esters, and thioesters, having the general formula: wherein X is at least one of hydroge ...


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Joseph R Hedrick, Robert A Luciano Jr, Jean Pierre Legras, Chauncey W Griswold, Don C Stephan: Gaming machine having secondary display for providing video content. International Game Technology, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, October 24, 2000: US06135884 (911 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine includes main and secondary displays. The secondary display is disposed apart from the primary display and is used for presenting primary, secondary, or even tertiary information. The main display is controlled electronically by a gaming machine controller, which main display presen ...


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Richard C Vogel, David M Tumey, Susan P Morris, L Tab Randolph: Therapeutic method for treating ulcers. KCI Licensing, Wayne J Colton, October 24, 2000: US06135116 (626 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing concurrent applications of intermittent pneumatic compression therapy and vacuum assisted closure therapy generally comprises a wound dressing for introduction of a negative pressure into a wound on a patient's foot and a foot wrap for application of positive, co ...


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Edwin J Hall, Victor H Shear, Luke S Tomasello, David M Van Wie, Robert P Weber, Kim Worsencroft, Xuejun Xu: Techniques for defining, using and manipulating rights management data structures. InterTrust Technologies, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, October 24, 2000: US06138119 (488 worldwide citation)

A descriptive data structure provides an abstract representation of a rights management data structure such as a secure container. The abstract representation may describe, for example, the layout of the rights management data structure. It can also provide metadata describing or defining other char ...


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Stephen S Boyle, Mark A Fox, Seetharaman Ramasubramani, Bruce V Schwartz, Bruce K Martin Jr, Peter F King, Hanqing Liao: Method and system for pushing and pulling data using wideband and narrowband transport systems. Phone Com, Dag Johansen, Stattler Johansen & Adeli, October 24, 2000: US06138158 (403 worldwide citation)

The present invention has particular applications to the navigation of Internet web pages using two-way interactive communication devices, such as a mobile device, a mobile phone, a landline telephone, and an Internet capable remote controller. According to one aspect of the present invention, each ...


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Christopher Clemmett Macleod Beck, Jonathan Michael Berke, Joel A Johnstone, Robin Marie Mitchell, James Karl Powers, Mark Franklin Sidell, Charles Dazler Knuff: Method and apparatus for supporting diverse interaction paths within a multimedia communication center. Genesys Telecommunications Laboraties, Donald R Central Coast Patent Agency Boys, October 24, 2000: US06138139 (398 worldwide citation)

A programmable diverse interaction code module (DIM) in an enterprise-hosted multimedia call center (MMCC) for facilitates and monitors diverse interactions between parties communicating through the MMCC, and includes a database interface for access to an MMCC data repository; and an association fac ...


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Richard P M Houben, Alexis C M Renirie, Koen J Weijand: System for pancreatic stimulation and glucose measurement. Medtronic, Thomas F Woods, Michael J Jaro, Harold Patton, October 24, 2000: US06135978 (394 worldwide citation)

There is provided an implantable system and method for monitoring pancreatic beta cell electrical activity in a patient in order to obtain a measure of a patient's insulin demand and blood glucose level. A stimulus generator is controlled to deliver stimulus pulses so as to synchronize pancreatic be ...


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D Bruce Modesitt, Michael Zung, Michael Barrett, Bernard H Andreas, Lewis Isbell: Articulating suturing device and method. Perclose, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, October 24, 2000: US06136010 (359 worldwide citation)

Devices, systems, and methods for suturing of body lumens allow the suturing of vascular puncture sites located at the distal end of a percutaneous tissue tract. An elongated articulated foot near a distal end of a shaft is inserted through the penetration and actuated so that the foot extends along ...


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Robert E Kahn, David K Ely: System for uniquely and persistently identifying, managing, and tracking digital objects. Corporation for National Research Initiatives, Fish & Richardson P C, October 24, 2000: US06135646 (331 worldwide citation)

Methods of managing digital objects in a network are presented. Holders of rights in digital objects are enabled to control terns and conditions under which they are accessed by users in a network, or are granted to others.


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Lance M Middleton: Artificial intervertebral disc. Surgical Dynamics, October 24, 2000: US06136031 (305 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral prosthesis dimensioned for insertion within an intervertebral space between adjacent vertebrae to replace at least a portion of an intervertebral disc removed therefrom, includes a disc member having sufficient rigidity to support the adjacent vertebrae in spaced relation. The disc ...



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