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Brian Goodall
Saikumar Jayaraman, Brian L Goodall, Richard Vicari, John Henry Lipian: Processes of making polymers containing pendant cyclic anhydride groups with nickel-ligand catalyst. Sumitomo Bakelite, Thoburn T Dunlap, Hudak Shunk & Farine Co, March 4, 2003: US06528598

A process for polymerizing polycycloolefins containing pendant anhydride moieties is disclosed. The process utilizes a single component nickel containing catalyst of the formula E


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Robert Turcott: Method for monitoring patient using acoustic sensor. Pacesetter, Steven M Mitchell, March 4, 2003: US06527729 (548 worldwide citation)

A method for monitoring the progression of the disease of a heart failure patient is provided. An implantable or other ambulatory monitor senses acoustic signals including heart and lung sounds within the patient. Significant changes in the energy content of either the heart or lung sounds is indica ...


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Ihor Lys, George G Mueller: Smart light bulb. Color Kinetics Incorporated, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks PC, March 4, 2003: US06528954 (511 worldwide citation)

A smart light bulb is provided which may include a housing, an illumination source, disposed in the housing, and a processor, disposed in the housing, for controlling the illumination source. The housing may be configured to fit a conventional light fixture. The illumination source may be an LED sys ...


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Michel K Bowman Amuah: Method for translating an object attribute converter in an information services patterns environment. Accenture, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, March 4, 2003: US06529909 (487 worldwide citation)

A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for translating an object attribute to and from a database value. A database is provided and a conversion process is determined for converting an object attribute to and from a database value. The conversion process is encapsulated in an attri ...


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Jay Walker, Bruce Schneier: Secure improved remote gaming system. Walker Digital, Dean P Alderucci, March 4, 2003: US06527638 (440 worldwide citation)

A remote gaming system whereby a player can gamble against a wagering establishment or state-run lottery from a remote location on a personal computer or portable computer device where it is unnecessary to establish an on-line connection with a host computer associated with the wagering establishmen ...


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Fabien Gauchet, Régis Le Couedic: Intervertebral disk prosthesis. DIMSO, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, March 4, 2003: US06527804 (374 worldwide citation)

An intervertebral disc prosthesis comprising two plates and a cushion interposed between the plates is contemplated. The cushion includes a compressible body having two ends in contact with the plates. At least one of the ends is freely displaceable relative to the plate in a parallel direction. Thu ...


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Debashis Dutta: Biodegradable drug delivery material for stent. Advanced Cardiovascular Systems, Cameron Kerrigan, Squire Sanders & Dempsey, March 4, 2003: US06527801 (356 worldwide citation)

A stent is fabricated utilizing a polymer that is selected for its tendency to degrade from the surface inwardly rather than undergo bulk erosion so as to substantially reduce the risk of large particles becoming detached and being swept downstream. Such polymer is hydrophobic yet has water-labile l ...


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Michel K Bowman Amuah: Multi-object fetch component. Accenture, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, March 4, 2003: US06529948 (356 worldwide citation)

A system, method, and article of manufacture are provided for retrieving multiple business objects across a network in one access operation. A business object and a plurality of remaining objects are provided on a persistent store. Upon receiving a request for the business object, it is established ...


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Huy D Phan, David K Swanson, Josef V Koblish, Russell B Thompson, Thomas R Jenkins: Apparatus for mapping and coagulating soft tissue in or around body orifices. Scimed Life Systems, Henricks Slavin & Holmes, March 4, 2003: US06529756 (298 worldwide citation)

A probe that may be used to create circumferential lesions in body tissue and, in some implementations, may also be used to perform mapping functions. The probe includes a collapsible/expandable structure that supports electrodes or other operative elements against the body tissue.



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