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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, Glenn B Dixon, Todd R Shelton, Todd L Graves: Latent illuminance discrimination marker for data storage cartridges. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 24, 2001: US06266211 (14 worldwide citation)

A data storage cartridge for a data storage disk drive has a latent illuminance marker. A light source illuminates the marker and the marker emits illuminance as phosphorescence. A photosensor detects the emitted illuminance, and the decay time is determined. The decay time is checked to provide ide ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, Glenn B Dixon: Latent illuminance discrimination marker system for authenticating articles. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, July 24, 2001: US06264107 (10 worldwide citation)

An object or an article for a detector or reader has a latent illuminance marker. A light source illuminates the marker and the marker emits illuminance as phosphorescence. A photosensor detects the emitted illuminance, and the decay time is determined. The decay time is checked to provide identific ...


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Brian Goodall
Brian Leslie Goodall, Lester Howard McIntosh III: Method for the preparation of copolymers of ethylene/norbornene-type monomers with cationic palladium catalysts. The B F Goodrich Company, Thoburn T Dunlap, Nestor W Shust, July 24, 2001: US06265506 (7 worldwide citation)

A method of preparing generally amorphous copolymers of ethylene and at least one norbornene (NB)-type comonomer. These polymers may be random or alternating, depending on the choice of catalyst and/or the relative ratio of the monomers used. This method comprises polymerizing said monomers in a dil ...


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Michael P Whitman: Expanding parallel jaw device for use with an electromechanical driver device. PowerMed, Kenyon & Kenyon, July 24, 2001: US06264087 (690 worldwide citation)

A cutting and stapling device for use as an attachment to an electromechanical device driver comprises an upper jaw and a lower jaw which separate and close against one another in a continuously parallel alignment. The upper jaw includes a series of staple guides corresponding to one or more staples ...


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James F McGuckin Jr: Surgical apparatus and method. Kenyon & Kenyon, July 24, 2001: US06264086 (684 worldwide citation)

Surgical method and apparatus for resectioning tissue, preferably lumenal tissue, with a remaining portion of an organ being anastomized with staples or other fastening device, preferably endolumenally. The apparatus may be inserted via a naturally occurring body orifice or a surgical incision and t ...


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Robert A Brodersen, Prashant Chatterjee, Peter S Lim: Partially replicated distributed database with multiple levels of remote clients. Siebel Systems, Cooley Godward, July 24, 2001: US06266669 (644 worldwide citation)

A method of and system for collecting, storing, and retrieving data in a data base management system. The database management system includes a master database server (


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Gregory D Linden, Jennifer A Jacobi, Eric A Benson: Collaborative recommendations using item-to-item similarity mappings. Amazon Com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, July 24, 2001: US06266649 (636 worldwide citation)

A recommendations service recommends items to individual users based on a set of items that are known to be of interest to the user, such as a set of items previously purchased by the user. In the disclosed embodiments, the service is used to recommend products to users of a merchant's Web site ...


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Vladimir A Stoy: Spinal nucleus implant. Replication Medical, Kenneth P Glynn Esq, July 24, 2001: US06264695 (323 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a spinal nucleus implant for replacement of at least a portion of nucleus pulposus tissue removed from a spinal disc of a living vertebrate to restore function of the spinal disc and related vertebral joint. The implant is an anisotropically swellable, biomimetic xerogel pla ...


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Sheldon F Goldberg, John Van Antwerp: Method and system for playing games on a network. Sheldon F Goldberg, Sheridan Ross P C, July 24, 2001: US06264560 (305 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a game playing method and apparatus for automating games such as blackjack, poker, craps, roulette, baccarat and pai gow, wherein players may play continuously and asynchronously, and information related to advertised items can be exchanged between players and advertisers. I ...



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