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Masud Beroz, Thomas H DiStefano, Anthony B Faraci, Joseph Fjelstad, Belgacem Haba: Components with releasable leads and methods of making releasable leads. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, July 17, 2001: US06261863 (8 worldwide citation)

A connection component for a microelectronic device such as a semiconductor chip incorporates a support layer and conductive structures extending across a surface of the support layer. The conductive structures have anchors connecting them to the support layer, and releasable or unanchored portions. ...

Steven Jobs
Daniel N Crow, Cary Dean, Elizabeth Dykstra Erickson, J Peter Hoddie, Steven P Jobs, Timothy E Wasko: User interface for presenting media information. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, July 17, 2001: US06262724 (282 worldwide citation)

A user interface and methods for using a user interface for controlling processing of time-based media files. In one exemplary method, a graphical representation of a time line for a time-based media is displayed along with a graphical representation of a current time along the graphical representat ...

Mohamed K Diab, Massi E Kiani, Walter M Weber: Signal processing apparatus. Masimo Corporation, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 17, 2001: US06263222 (667 worldwide citation)

A signal processor which acquires a first signal, including a first primary signal portion and a first secondary signal portion, and a second signal, including a second primary signal portion and a second secondary signal portion, wherein the first and second primary signal portions are correlated. ...

Nicholas Bennett: Slot machine game-hidden object. Aristocrat Technologies Australia, Rosenman & Colin, July 17, 2001: US06261177 (604 worldwide citation)

A slot machine includes a prize display, a coin entry slot, and payout tray and internally mounted game control processor circuits. The game display means comprises a video display screen controlled to display a game image divided into a matrix of elements or player selectable zones. The video scree ...

Neal Margulis: Method for effectively implementing a wireless television system. Gregory J Koerner, Simon & Koerner, July 17, 2001: US06263503 (483 worldwide citation)

A method for effectively implementing a wireless television system comprises a wireless base station that processes and combines various program sources to produce a processed stream. A transmitter then responsively transmits the processed stream as a broadcast output stream to various portable wire ...

Nigel Mark Goble, Colin Charles Owen Goble: Electrosurgical generator and system. Gyrus Medical, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, July 17, 2001: US06261286 (475 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical system including an electrode assembly having two electrodes for use immersed in an electrically conductive fluid has a generator with control circuitry for rapidly reducing the delivered radio frequency output power by at least 50% within at most a few cycles of the peak radio fr ...

Kenneth Louis Milsted, Kha Dinh Nguyen, Qing Gong: Method and apparatus to create encoded digital content. International Business Machines Corporation, Steven J Meyers, David M Shofi, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini P L, July 17, 2001: US06263313 (420 worldwide citation)

A method of automatically selecting processing parameters for encoding digital content. Metadata containing the genre of the digital content, receiving the compression level selected for encoding the digital content is received. An algorithm selected for encoding the digital content is received. And ...

Steven M Schein, Sean A O&apos Brien, James Jay Leftwich, Susan Broughton: Systems and methods for linking television viewers with advertisers and broadcasters. Star Sight, Christie Parker & Hale, July 17, 2001: US06263501 (399 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides systems and methods for providing television schedule information to a viewer, and for allowing the viewer to link, search, select and interact with information in a remote database, e.g., a database on the internet. The television schedule information can be displayed ...

Max Aebi, Thomas Steffen, David C Paul, William A Cottle, Beat Schenk: Spinal disc space distractor. Synthes U, Pennie & Edmonds, July 17, 2001: US06261296 (352 worldwide citation)

A distractor for separating adjacent elements, such as vertebrae. The distractor preferably has a scissors-type distracting mechanism, either in a simple scissors or double-acting scissors configuration. Additionally, one or more of the blades, distracting mechanism, and handles are offset with resp ...

Mutsunori Igarashi, Takashi Mitsuhashi, Masami Murakata, Masaaki Yamada, Fumihiro Minami, Toshihiro Akiyama, Takahiro Aoki: Semiconductor integrated circuit device, semiconductor integrated circuit wiring method, and cell arranging method. Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba, Foley & Lardner, July 17, 2001: US06262487 (326 worldwide citation)

There are disclosed a semiconductor integrated circuit device, a semiconductor integrated circuit wiring method and a cell arranging method, which can reduce delay in a semiconductor integrated circuit and improve noise resistibility., achieve facility of wiring design, and reduce production cost.