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Belgacem Haba: Methods of making anisotropic conductive elements for use in microelectronic packaging. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, February 20, 2001: US06190509 (15 worldwide citation)

A method of making an anisotropic conductive element for use in microelectronic packaging includes providing a layer of an anisotropic conductive material incorporating a dielectric material in a fluid condition and electrically conductive particles in the dielectric material and applying a field to ...


Joshua Makower, J Christopher Flaherty, Timothy R Machold, Jason Brian Whitt, Philip Christopher Evard, Patrick Edward Macaulay, John Thomas Garibotto, Claude A Vidal, Russell J Redmond, Thomas Banks: Methods and apparatus for bypassing arterial obstructions and/or performing other transvascular procedures. TransVascular, Robert D Buyan, Stout Uxa Buyan & Mullins, February 20, 2001: US06190353 (975 worldwide citation)

Methods, devices, and systems for a) revascularization and/or b) performing other medical procedures at vascular or non-vascular intracorporeal locations within a mammalian body. The methods generally comprise the formation of at least one extravascular passageway from a blood vessel to a vascular o ...

Alfred Thomas, Benjamin T Gomez, Robert J Wilson Jr, Roger A Delott: Bonus game for a gaming machine. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, February 20, 2001: US06190255 (931 worldwide citation)

A bonus game for a slot machine operable in a basic mode and a bonus mode. The bonus game is entered upon the occurrence of a special start-bonus game outcome in the basic mode. In the bonus game, a player selects, one at a time, from an array of windows each associated with a bonus game outcome. Cr ...

Juan Alberto Garay, Rosario Gennaro, Charanjit Singh Jutla, Tal D Rabin: Method and apparatus for the secure distributed storage and retrieval of information. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis B Herzberg, McGuireWoods, February 20, 2001: US06192472 (760 worldwide citation)

A solution to the general problem of Secure Storage and Retrieval of Information (SSRI) guarantees that also the process of storing the information is correct even when some processors fail. A user interacts with the storage system by depositing a file and receiving a proof that the deposit was corr ...

Max Abecassis: Integration of music from a personal library with real-time information. February 20, 2001: US06192340 (749 worldwide citation)

An apparatus capable of, and a method of, playing audio, the apparatus comprising communicating, processing, and playing means for, and the method comprising the steps of: communicating a user's information preferences to an information provider; receiving, from the information provider, inform ...

Wayne P Young, Peter W J Hinchliffe: Apparatus for fusion of adjacent bone structures. Surgical Dynamics, February 20, 2001: US06190414 (602 worldwide citation)

A prosthetic implant for facilitating fusion of adjacent vertebrae includes an implant member dimensioned to be at least partially positioned within an intervertebral space defined between adjacent vertebrae. The implant member includes first and second vertebral engaging plates operatively connecte ...

Kyoichi Suwa: Projection exposure apparatus and method with workpiece area detection. Nikon Precision, Norman R Klivans, Mark E Schmidt, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, February 20, 2001: US06191429 (540 worldwide citation)

Improvements in a focusing apparatus having an objective optical system for optically manufacturing a workpiece, forming a desired pattern on a surface of a workpiece or inspecting a pattern on a workpiece and used to adjust the state of focusing between the surface of the workpiece and the objectiv ...


Jeffrey C Smith, Jean Christophe Bandini: Private, trackable URLs for directed document delivery. Tumbleweed Communications, Skadden Arps Slate Meagher & Flom, February 20, 2001: US06192407 (501 worldwide citation)

A document delivery architecture dynamically generates a private Uniform Resource Locator (URL) to distribute information. Each private URL (“PURL”) uniquely identifies an intended recipient of a document, the document or set of documents to be delivered, and (optionally) other parameters specific t ...