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Belgacem Haba, Irina Poukhova, Masud Beroz: Selective removal of dielectric materials and plating process using same. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, January 1, 2002: US06334942 (5 worldwide citation)

A metal is provided on a polymeric component and the component is subjected to a removal process such as plasma or liquid etching in the presence of an electric field. The etchant selectively attacks the polymer at the boundary between the metal and the polymer, thereby forming gaps alongside the me ...


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King Hwa Lee, Robert Cram, Anil Mukundan: Web client-server system and method for incompatible page markup and presentation languages. Siebel Systems, Cooley Godward, January 1, 2002: US06336137 (1019 worldwide citation)

Client-server systems and methods for transferring data via a network, including a wireless network, between a server and one or more clients or browsers that are spatially distributed (i.e., situated at different locations). At least one local client computer provides a user interface to interact w ...


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Isaac K Elliott, Tim E Reynolds, Sridhar Krishnaswamy: System and method for providing requested quality of service in a hybrid network. MCI Communications Corporation, January 1, 2002: US06335927 (620 worldwide citation)

Telephone calls, data and other multimedia information is routed through a hybrid network which includes transfer of information across the internet. A media order entry captures complete user profile information for a user. This profile information is utilized by the system throughout the media exp ...


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Mark G Allen, Mark R Prausnitz, Devin V McAllister, Florent Paul Marcel Cros: Microneedle devices and methods of manufacture and use thereof. Georgia Tech Research Corporation, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, January 1, 2002: US06334856 (597 worldwide citation)

Microneedle devices are provided for transport of therapeutic and biological molecules across tissue barriers and for use as microflameholders. In a preferred embodiment for transport across tissue, the microneedles are formed of a biodegradable polymer. Methods of making these devices, which can in ...


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Kalpana R Kamath, James J Barry, Sepideh H Nott: Polymeric coatings for controlled delivery of active agents. Scimed Life Systems, Kenyon & Kenyon, January 1, 2002: US06335029 (502 worldwide citation)

Implantable medical device having a structure adapted for introduction into a patient wherein the structure is composed of a base material positioned over the structure. The implantable medical device further includes at least one composite layer of a bioactive agent and a polymer material and at le ...


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J├╝rgen Dorn: Bipolar medical instrument. Karl Storz & Co KG, St Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, January 1, 2002: US06334860 (479 worldwide citation)

A bipolar medical instrument is provided comprising a tubular shaft having two jaw parts disposed at the distal end of the shaft. The jaw parts are pivotally connected to one another and each forms an electrode to which a high frequency electric power is applicable. The jaw parts comprise metallic b ...


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William R Adams: Method of playing game and gaming games with an additional payout indicator. Anchor Gaming, TraskBritt, January 1, 2002: US06334814 (467 worldwide citation)

Gaming devices comprising a standard gaming unit, e.g., three reels, and a discernible additional payout indicator, e.g., a rotatable wheel. A preferred bonus payout indicator is clearly visible by the player and is actuatable when the reels of the slot machine stop on certain predetermined indicia. ...


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Stephen J Brown: Remote psychological diagnosis and monitoring system. Health Hero Network, Black Lowe & Graham PLLC, January 1, 2002: US06334778 (463 worldwide citation)

A networked system for remotely assessing and monitoring psychological conditions. The system includes a server and a remote interface for entering in the server prompts, such as queries and instructions, to be responded to by the individual. The server is preferably a web server and the remote clin ...


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James Gilbert Chandler, Randel Alven Frazier: Biopolar instrument for vessel sealing. Sherwood Services, January 1, 2002: US06334861 (435 worldwide citation)

A bipolar instrument for use by a surgeon to seal tissue with bipolar electrosurgery. The bipolar instrument is a modified hemostat including two elongate members. Each elongate member has a proximal end to be held by a surgeon and a distal end. The elongate members substantially defining a plane an ...


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Hassan Alam, Koichi Ariyoshi, Rachmat Hartono, Timotius Tjahjadi, Scott Tupaj, Hanyen Widjaja: Conversion data representing a document to other formats for manipulation and display. BCL Computers, Jung hua Kuo, January 1, 2002: US06336124 (360 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented method of converting a document in an input format to a document in a different output format is disclosed. The method generally comprises locating data in the input document, grouping data into one or more intermediate format blocks in an intermediate format document, and con ...