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James Doherty
James W Doherty: Electrical outlet box. Joseph R Birkner, November 14, 2000: US06147304 (93 worldwide citation)

An electrical outlet box for selectively receiving both high voltage and low voltage conductors and electrical components such as an a.c. 120 V power outlet, a telephone jack and a cable television (CATV) adapter. The electrical outlet box has a housing with a first section juxtaposed in spaced rela ...


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Brian Goodall
Saikumar Jayaraman, Brian Leslie Goodall, Larry Funderburk Rhodes, Robert Adam Shick, Richard Vicari, Robert David Allen, Juliann Opitz, Ratnam Sooriyakumaran, Thomas Wallow: Polycyclic resist compositions with increased etch resistance. The B F Goodrich Company, International Business Machines Corporation, Thoburn T Dunlap, November 14, 2000: US06147177 (6 worldwide citation)

Polycyclic polymers containing pendant aromatic moieties are disclosed. The polymers exhibit light transparency properties to deep UV wave lengths making them useful for high resolution photolithographic applications. These polymers are particularly useful in chemically amplified positive and negati ...


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Eric Burton Olsen: Progressive jackpot gaming system with secret bonus pool. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, November 14, 2000: US06146273 (823 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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David Maxwell Cannon, Michael Allen Kaczmarski, Donald Paul Warren Jr: Availability and recovery of files using copy storage pools. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert M Sullivan, November 14, 2000: US06148412 (513 worldwide citation)

A data processing system using a client-server configuration provides a method and apparatus for generating and managing multiple copies of client data files. A server coupled to a plurality of client systems organizes sets of storage volumes into storage pools. Primary copies of the client data fil ...


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Michael L Obradovich, John Dinkel, Michael Kent: Personal communication system to send and receive voice data positioning information. American Calcar, Christie Parker & Hale, November 14, 2000: US06148261 (460 worldwide citation)

A location tagged data provision and display system. A personal communication device (PCD) with electromagnetic communication capability has a GPS receiver and a display. The PCD requests maps and location tagged data from data providers and other for display on the PCD. The data providers respond t ...


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Sentihil Kumar, Jakub Segen: Video hand image-three-dimensional computer interface with multiple degrees of freedom. Lucent Technologies, November 14, 2000: US06147678 (458 worldwide citation)

A video gesture-based three-dimensional computer interface system that uses images of hand gestures to control a computer and that tracks motion of the user's hand or a portion thereof in a three-dimensional coordinate system with ten degrees of freedom. The system includes a computer with image pro ...


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Dennis P Gordon, William E Maya, Rick D Roberts, James C Thomas Jr: Multiple axis intervertebral prosthesis. Gordon Maya Roberts and Thomas Number 1, Christie Parker & Hale, November 14, 2000: US06146421 (412 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to an intervertebral prosthetic disk. The prosthesis includes a male component with a support plate, an attachment element allowing fixation to a vertebra, and an articulating projection defining a concave lower surface. The prosthesis also includes a female component w ...


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Gabor B Racz, Philip Finch: Bent tip electrical surgical probe. Radionics, November 14, 2000: US06146380 (362 worldwide citation)

A medical needle or cannula for stimulation or ablation includes a rigid bent tip for simplified placement at target sites within a patient's anatomy. The curved tip or shaft is used to steer the device within the patient's body and to avoid critical anatomical structures. The device is partially in ...


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Jesse Bradley Bridges, Cameron Kelly Coursey, Mark Steven Wuthnow: Intelligent roaming system with over the air programming. SBC Technology Resources, Greenblum & Bernstein, November 14, 2000: US06148197 (298 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for selecting a preferred wireless carrier from a plurality of wireless carriers for use by a mobile station when the mobile station is roaming outside of a home market area is provided. The apparatus comprises a database, a generator, and a data providing device. The database stores pr ...


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Armin Studer, Cosimo Donno, Markus Frohlich: Pivotal securing system at a bone screw. Sulzer Orthopadie, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, November 14, 2000: US06146383 (295 worldwide citation)

With the invention a pivotal securing system between a bone screw (1) with a spherical head part (2) and a reception part (3) is shown. The reception part has a passage bore (4) with a shoulder at its end which encloses the head part (2) at its lower side and which forms an abutment when the head pa ...



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