Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas III, Refael Bar, Daniel Alfonsi, Dai Feng, Jeff G Carter, Charlie M Monroe Jr, Ronald F Hales, George T Krieger: Readable indelible mark on storage media. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, September 3, 2002: US06445523 (5 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 ...

Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Bruce E Bernacki, George T Krieger, Fred C Thomas III: Optical servo writing. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn, September 3, 2002: US06445667 (5 worldwide citation)

The present invention relates to a method for servo writing an optical or magneto-optical medium where a data path is defined by transmitting a laser beam onto the medium to change the crystalline structure at preselected portions. These portions can guide an optical head along the data path. Embodi ...

Craig Allen
Richard Paul Malingowski, Craig Allen Rodgers, Lance Gula, Teresa Inez Hood, Raymond Peter Gundy, Jonathan Moore Peifer: Circuit interrupter with thermal trip adjustability. Eaton Corporation, Charles E Kosinski, September 3, 2002: US06445274 (10 worldwide citation)

A circuit interrupter including a housing, separable main contacts within the housing, and an operating mechanism within the housing and interconnected with the separable main contacts. A trip mechanism is disposed within the housing that includes a trip bar assembly rotatable about an axis and that ...


Michael P Whitman: Electromechanical driver device for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments. Power Medical Interventions, Dann Dorfman Herrell and Skillman P C, September 3, 2002: US06443973 (649 worldwide citation)

An electromechanical driver for use in gastrointestinal tract surgery, including a flexible sheath and a handle, is provided. Also dislosed are a series of surgical attachments which may be utilized in conjunction with the electromechanical driver. The handle of the driver includes at least one moto ...


Jeffrey C Felt, Mark A Rydell, Richard J Zdrahala, Alexander Arsenyev: Mold apparatus and kit for in situ tissue repair. Disc Dynamics, Fredrikson & Byron P A, September 3, 2002: US06443988 (488 worldwide citation)

A method, and related composition and apparatus for repairing a tissue site. The method involves the use of a curable polyurethane biomaterial composition having a plurality of parts adapted to be mixed at the time of use in order to provide a flowable composition and to initiate cure. The flowable ...

Roy J Rosser: Set top device for targeted electronic insertion of indicia into video. Princeton Video Image, Richard C Woodbridge, Woodbridge & Associates PC, September 3, 2002: US06446261 (442 worldwide citation)

A method of anonymous targeted insertion of indicia into video broadcasts. Individual televisions or other video reception devices are associated with set-top boxes that monitor the usage and viewing habits of the television set or other video reception device. A viewer profile derived from data acq ...

Chad Burkey, Sergei Lopatin, Lucian Hughes: Voice interactive web-based agent system responsive to a user location for prioritizing and formatting information. Accenture, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, September 3, 2002: US06446076 (372 worldwide citation)

A system, method and article of manufacture for facilitating a user in, or creating for a user, a web-based active knowledge management system to facilitate an intelligent agent coordinator. The architecture facilitates delivery of information whenever and where ever a user requires the information ...

Joel R Jaffe, Damon E Gura, Erica Frohm: Bonus games for gaming machines with strategy options. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, September 3, 2002: US06443837 (367 worldwide citation)

A gaming machine bonus feature involving the selection of strategy options. The player selects strategy options, one at a time, in successive game stages. Each of the strategy options is associated with a game activity having a number of possible outcomes. After selection of the strategy options, a ...

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