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Fred C Thomas III: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, November 27, 2001: US06324026 (14 worldwide citation)

A storage media is disclosed and comprises a storage body and a readable indelible mark formed in the body such that portions thereof are indelibly altered. The mark is read by writing first data to the body in the region of the mark, and reading second data from the body in such region. The written ...

Wayne Westerman, John G Elias: Method and apparatus for integrating manual input. University of Delaware, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, November 27, 2001: US06323846 (1939 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, compliant, and flexible multi-touch surface. The surface consists of compressible cushion, dielectric, electrode, and circuitry layers. A ...


Thanh Diec: Method and system for distributing objects over a network. Siebel Systems, Cooley Godward, November 27, 2001: US06324568 (863 worldwide citation)

A method and system for passing information between a client, as a browser, and a server, as an application server, where the information is passed through a web server for processing between the application server and the browser. The webserver loads one or more template files. These template files ...

Yikang Xu, Uresh K Vahalia, Xiaoye Jiang, Uday Gupta, Percy Tzelnic: File server system using file system storage, data movers, and an exchange of meta data among data movers for file locking and direct access to shared file systems. EMC Corporation, Howrey Simon Arnold & White, November 27, 2001: US06324581 (810 worldwide citation)

A plurality of data mover computers control access to respective file systems in data storage. A network client serviced by any of the data movers can access each of the file systems. If a data mover receives a client request for access to a file in a file system to which access is controlled by ano ...

Moungi Bawendi, Klavs F Jensen, Bashir O Dabbousi, Xavier Rodriguez Viejo, Frederic Victor Mikulec: Highly luminescent color-selective nano-crystalline materials. Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Fish & Richardson P C, November 27, 2001: US06322901 (546 worldwide citation)

A coated nanocrystal capable of light emission includes a substantially monodisperse nanoparticle selected from the group consisting of CdX, where x=S, Se, Te and an overcoating of ZnY, where Y=S, Se, uniformly deposited thereon, said coated nanoparticle characterized in that when irra ...

Jay S Daulton, Dawn Henderson: Electrode catheter having coil structure. VNUS Medical Technologies, Fulwider Patton Lee & Utecht, November 27, 2001: US06322559 (534 worldwide citation)

A coil is located at the distal working end of an electrode catheter. The coil includes two parallel electrically conductive strips separated by a narrow gap. The strips are covered with insulation, and are connected respectively to electrical leads having opposite polarity. Electrodes are formed by ...

Charles A Eldering: Advertisement auction system. Expanse Networks, Douglas J Ryder, November 27, 2001: US06324519 (507 worldwide citation)

An advertisement auction system is presented in which content/opportunity providers announce to advertisers that they have an opportunity to present an advertisement to a consumer. The advertiser transmits ad characterization information which is correlated with the consumer profile. Based on the re ...

Oleg Siniaguine, Sergey Savastiouk: Package of integrated circuits and vertical integration. Tru Si Technologies, Michael Shenker, Skjerven Morrill MacPherson, November 27, 2001: US06322903 (472 worldwide citation)

A first level packaging wafer is made of a semiconductor or insulating material. The bumps on the wafer are made using vertical integration technology, without solder or electroplating. More particularly, vias are etched part way into a first surface of the substrate. Metal is deposited into the via ...

Jeremy R Lent, Mary Lent, Eric R Meeks, Yinzi Cai, Timothy J Coltrell, David W Dowhan: Method and apparatus for an account level offer of credit and real time balance transfer. NextCard, Van Pelt & Yi, November 27, 2001: US06324524 (463 worldwide citation)

A system and method are disclosed for presenting multiple custom offers to an applicant for credit over a network. The method includes obtaining a credit report containing applicant data. A plurality of offers are presented to the applicant. The plurality of offers are derived from the applicant dat ...

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