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, November 19, 2002: US06482954 (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 ...

James Say, Michael F Tomasco, Adam Heller, Yoram Gal, Behrad Aria, Ephraim Heller, Phillip John Plante, Mark S Vreeke: Electrochemical analyte sensor. TheraSense, Merchant & Gould P C, November 19, 2002: US06484046 (1001 worldwide citation)

An electrochemical analyte sensor having conductive traces on a substrate is used to determine a level of analyte in in vitro or in vivo analyte-containing fluids. The electrochemical analyte sensor includes a substrate and conductive material disposed on the substrate, the conductive material formi ...

Troy R Norred: Percutaneous aortic valve replacement. Chase Law Firm L C, November 19, 2002: US06482228 (545 worldwide citation)

An aortic heart valve which is adapted to be placed percutaneously without the need for open-heart surgery is placed by a catheter and held in place with a stent system. The stent system is expanded in the ascending aorta to anchor the valve in the aortic channel above the native aortic valve.

Mithras C Maurille: Internet messaging system and method for use in computer networks. Advanced Web Solutions, Dorsey & Whitney, November 19, 2002: US06484196 (530 worldwide citation)

A system and method that provides integrated combinations of threaded instant messages, open display bulletin boards, private bulletin boards, threaded e-mail, explicit acknowledgment of messages, and conferencing, whisper and talk modes. The system can be implemented in any Internet-based computer ...

John E Boyd: Electronic advertising device and method of using the same. November 19, 2002: US06484148 (506 worldwide citation)

Electronic advertising devices and methods of using the same for providing targeted advertisements to one or more individuals based on the individual(s) consumer profile(s). The devices or systems include a sensor or receiver for receiving identifying signals from individuals such as signals emitted ...

Pierre J Jammes, D Chase Franklin, Darren B Remington: Systems and methods for viewing product information, and methods for generating web pages. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 19, 2002: US06484149 (503 worldwide citation)

A system and method for designing and operating an electronic store (1) permit a merchant to organize and advertise descriptions of product inventory over the Internet, (2) permit Web page information to be extracted on-demand from a product inventory database, and (3) permit Web pages to be automat ...

James D Holker, Guillermo A Calle, Kevin D Branch, John J Mastrototaro, William P Van Antwerp: Analyte sensor and method of making the same. Medtronic MiniMed, Medtronic MiniMed, November 19, 2002: US06484045 (439 worldwide citation)

A method of making a sensor includes the steps of providing a preformed self-supporting flexible substrate; sputter-depositing a metal layer on the substrate; etching the sputter-deposited metal layers to form a sensor electrode having a proximal segment and a distal segment; plating a metal layer o ...

Eric Sven Johan Swildens, Richard David Day, Ajit K Gupta: User device and system for traffic management and content distribution over a world wide area network. Speedera Networks, Michael A Glenn, Kirk D Wong, November 19, 2002: US06484143 (431 worldwide citation)

A user interface device and system for providing a shared GTM and CDN (collectively Universal Distribution Network) for a service fee, where the customer or user does not need to purchase significant hardware and/or software features. The present interface device and system allows a customer to scal ...

Scott L Wiegel: Graphical network security policy management. Cisco Technology, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, November 19, 2002: US06484261 (426 worldwide citation)

A method of establishing a representation of an abstract network security policy is disclosed. The representation is established in the form of a decision tree that is constructed by assembling graphical symbols representing policy actions and policy conditions. A user modifies properties of the gra ...

Kenneth Allan Perrie, Olaf Vancura: Poker dice casino game method of play. Mikohn Gaming Corporation, Dorr Carson Sloan & Birney P C, November 19, 2002: US06481713 (368 worldwide citation)

A method for playing a stand-alone and a bonus casino poker dice having X dice, each of the X dice having F faces with a different symbol thereon so as to form a set {S} of symbols on each of the X dice. The method of the present invention includes the steps of placing a wager; rolling the ...