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Belgacem Haba Belgacem (Bel) Haba
Masud Beroz, Belgacem Haba, Christopher M Pickett: Lead formation using grids. Tessera, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, May 7, 2002: US06384475 (33 worldwide citation)

A component for making microelectronic units includes a grid of interspersed leads with ends of the various leads being connected to one another by frangible elements. One end of each lead is bonded to a top element and the other end of each lead is bonded to a bottom element. The top and bottom ele ...


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Robert Senzig
Jianying Li, Robert F Senzig: Methods and apparatus for using interlaced scans in CT imaging. GE Medical Systems Global Technology Company, Carl B Horton Esq, Armstrong Teasdale, May 7, 2002: US06385277 (3 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for collecting views for imaging an object utilizing a CT imaging system is provided. The method includes steps of: performing a first rotational scan of an object to acquire a first set of views of the object; performing a second rotational scan ...


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Sarah Reybuck Collier
Paul G Rasmussen, Sarah E Reybuck, David M Johnson, Richard G Lawton: Imidazole containing compounds having relatively low hydrogen content and relatively high nitrogen content and polymers and copolymers formed therefrom. The Regents of the University of Michigan, Harness Dickey & Pierce, May 7, 2002: US06384068 (1 worldwide citation)

In one embodiment, the invention provides a polymer comprising imidazole ring units having nitrogen at the 1 and 3 positions of the ring; a carbon at each of the 2, 4 and 5 positions of the ring; and radical substituents G1 and G2 carried at the 4 and 5 positions. G1 and G2 are each independently se ...


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Tammy Balzar
Tammy Jo Balzar, Steven James Nielsen, Yihua Chang: Applicator and compostable coating. Kimberly-Clark Worldwide, Thomas J Connelly, Thomas M Parker, Douglas G Glantz, May 7, 2002: US06383161 (4 worldwide citation)

An applicator article and method are disclosed for inserting a substance into a body cavity. The applicator article and method are especially useful for inserting a catamenial tampon into a woman's vagina. The applicator article includes a tubular member formed from at least one layer of paper ...


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Philip R Wiser, Andrew R Cherenson, Steven T Ansell, Susan A Cannon: Secure online music distribution system. Liquid Audio, James D Ivey, May 7, 2002: US06385596 (909 worldwide citation)

A computer implemented online music distribution system provides for the secure delivery of audio data and related media, including text and images, over a public communications network. The online music distribution system provides security through multiple layers of encryption, and the cryptograph ...


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Paul D Angles, Douglas O Blattner: System and method for delivering customized advertisements within interactive communication systems. Big Media, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, May 7, 2002: US06385592 (353 worldwide citation)

The present invention is a system and method for delivering customized electronic advertisements in an interactive communication system. The customized advertisements are selected based on consumer profiles and are then integrated with offerings maintained by different content providers. The preferr ...


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Douglas Lebda, Richard Stiegler: Method and computer network for co-ordinating a loan over the internet. LendingTree, King & Spalding, May 7, 2002: US06385594 (341 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and a computer for coordinating an electronic credit qualification form between an Internet user and a plurality of lending institutions via the Internet. This method involves displaying documents in a web site, and receiving credit data forming placed on the web si ...


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Feng Jing Chen, Mahesh V Patel: Compositions and methods for improved delivery of ionizable hydrophobic therapeutic agents. Lipocine, Dianne E Reed, Reed & Associates, May 7, 2002: US06383471 (335 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a pharmaceutical composition including a hydrophobic therapeutic agent having at least one ionizable functional group, and a carrier. The carrier includes an ionizing agent capable of ionizing the functional group, a surfactant, and optionally solubilizers, trigl ...


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Jeffrey W Mankoff: Method and system for electronic organization of coupons. Brian C McCormack, Baker & McKenzie, May 7, 2002: US06385591 (328 worldwide citation)

An electronic or “virtual” coupon is obtained when a user selects a given link in a Web page being displayed on a client machine. Preferably, the link is an image link embedded in an advertising banner that is displayed on the Web page such that user click-through on the banner automatically generat ...


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Ravi K Sharma, Adnan M Alattar, Farid Ahmed, Geoffrey B Rhoads: Wavelet domain watermarks. Digimarc Corporation, Joel R Meyer, Digimarc Corporation, May 7, 2002: US06385329 (295 worldwide citation)

A wavelet domain watermark encoder and decoder embed and detect auxiliary signals in a media signal, such as a still image, video or audio signal. A watermark orientation signal is embedded in a wavelet decomposed signal to facilitate detection of the watermark in a geometrically distorted version o ...



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