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Jay S Walker, Robert R Lech, Andrew S Van Luchene, Thomas M Sparico, James A Jorasch, Bruce Schneier: Conditional purchase offer management system for event tickets. priceline com Incorporated, Morgan & Finnegan, May 29, 2001: US06240396 (253 worldwide citation)

A system for managing conditional purchase offers is disclosed where an individual searching for a ticket to a particular event may provide a guaranteed purchase offer to a plurality of potential sellers. Various methods and systems for completing such a transaction are also disclosed. An exemplary ...


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Stephen J Brown: Aggregating and pooling weight loss information in a communication system with feedback. Health Pro Network, Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, May 29, 2001: US06240393 (235 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a method and system for aggregating and pooling information with feedback in a computer communication system. A communication system includes a server device and a set of client devices. Each client device collects information from an associated individual (whether by asking q ...


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Mordechai M Beizer, Daniel Berg, Rand Scullard, Pradeep R Simha, Mark A Solomon: Method of resolving data conflicts in a shared data environment. eiSolutions, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, May 29, 2001: US06240414 (229 worldwide citation)

A method and system for automatically resolving data conflicts in a shared data environment where a plurality of users can concurrently access at least portions of a master data file is presented. Users process data files by means of local copies of a master data file. When an attempted update of a ...


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Tong Haing Fin, Tetsunosuke Fujisaki, Makoto Kobayashi, Masahide Shinozaki: Internet web page sharing. International Business Machines Corporation, Louis J Percello Esq, McGuireWoods, May 29, 2001: US06240444 (228 worldwide citation)

The web sharing manager of a receiving sharing client receives duplicated events (e.g. browser requests) and messages from the web sharing manager of a source sharing client that causes the browser of the receiving sharing client to execute the duplicate event/message so that the browsers of the sou ...


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Tomio Komori, Masahiko Haruta: Method and apparatus for indicating a status in a game machine. Aruze Corporation, Hutchins Wheeler & Dittmar, May 29, 2001: US06238287 (226 worldwide citation)

In order to provide a more interesting game machine without hindering the concentration of a player in a game, the invention relates to a game machine in which the prize patterns are decided by combinations of symbols. A regular status associated with the likelihood that an appointed prize pattern m ...


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Dung Huynh, Matthew Robshaw, Ari Juels, Burton Kaliski Jr: Password synchronization. RSA Security, Testa Hurwitz & Thibeault, May 29, 2001: US06240184 (222 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and data structure provide for securely synchronizing passwords and/or other information between systems. The password-related information is stored in the systems in a secure manner, and a user or some other, external agent participates actively in the transmission of a new passwo ...


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John K Martinelli, Robert M Martinelli, Mark C Pickett, Wendell W Ritchey, Stuart J Yaniger: Force sensing semiconductive touchpad. Interlink Electronics, Brooks & Kushman P C, May 29, 2001: US06239790 (208 worldwide citation)

A touchpad assembly and method for providing a signal to a computer indicative of the location and applied pressure of an object touching the touchpad assembly is provided. The touchpad assembly includes X and Y position and pressure sensitive semiconductor resistance sensor layers. The X and Y sens ...


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Philip Ginzboorg, Jan Erik Gustav Ekberg, Pekka Johannes Laitinen, Antti Ylä J umlaut over: Implementation of access service. Nokia Telecommunications Oy, Altera Law Group, May 29, 2001: US06240091 (203 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the implementation of an access service in a telecommunications network comprising an access network, a network providing services, and user-operated terminals which are connected to the access network. The access service is offered by connecting the user terminal to the net ...


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Eduardo H Villaseca, Garry L Dublin: Telemetry system for implantable medical devices. Medtronic, Reed A Duthler, Girma Wolde Michael, Harold R Patton, May 29, 2001: US06240317 (201 worldwide citation)

An implantable medical device for delivering a medical therapy or for monitoring physiologic parameters. The device is provided with a hermetic housing containing a transceiver coupled to an antenna located outside the housing by means of a feedthrough, mounted to the housing and coupled to the tran ...