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Bahman Qawami
Qawami Bahman, Sabet Sharghi Farshid, Chang Robert C: System, method, and device for playing back recorded audio, video or other content from non-volatile memory cards, compact disks or other media. Sandisk Corporation, October 21, 2003: TW558903 (1 worldwide citation)

A secure software system for a portable device or computer that provides a simple interface to the device or computer and that retrieves and dynamically decrypts keys and content from a secure media while minimizing exposure of the keys and eliminating the need for manufacturers of the device or com ...


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Michel K Bowman Amuah: View configurer in a presentation services patterns environment. Accenture, Oppenheimer Wolff & Donnelly, October 21, 2003: US06636242 (448 worldwide citation)

A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for assigning a view to an activity. Notification is received that a startup event of an activity has occurred. A reference to a first instance of an object created by the startup event of the activity is also received. A view to launch is det ...


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William Richard Dubrul, Richard E Fulton: Occlusion, anchoring, tensioning and flow direction apparatus and methods for use. Artemis Medical, James F Hann, Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld, October 21, 2003: US06635068 (432 worldwide citation)

Wires, catheters, endoscopes, etc. and their methods that have flow directed distal ends, which allow and facilitate management of these devices during use are disclosed. Additionally instant invention allows for distal anchoring so that the device will remain in a location once it has arrived and i ...


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Timothy J Starkweather, Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Philip T Weiss: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method having telemetry modifiable control software. October 21, 2003: US06635014 (427 worldwide citation)

An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and handheld communication device wherein the implantable device is capable of operating under control of different software programs, wherein a first program operates after resetting the implantable device and is not capable of providing significant ...


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Peter R Rahm, William R McGrath: Apparatus and method for adjusting the color temperature of white semiconduct or light emitters. Spectrum Kinetics, Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen, October 21, 2003: US06636003 (416 worldwide citation)

An LED arrangement which produces a color temperature adjustable white light. The LED arrangement includes one or more white LEDs and a first drive circuit operable to supply a first drive current to the one or more white LEDs such that a white light is output at a desired intensity. The LED arrange ...


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Peter M Bonutti: Method of securing body tissue. Paul D Bianco, Martin Fleit, Fleit Kain Gibbons Gutman & Bongini, October 21, 2003: US06635073 (338 worldwide citation)

To secure a first body tissue with a second body tissue, a first anchor is moved along a first path through the first body tissue into the second body tissue. A second anchor is moved along a second path through the first body tissue into the second body tissue. A suture extending between the anchor ...


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Jonathan Maissel, Amir Eilat, Yossef Tsuria, Moshe Kranc, Yishai Sered, Gershon Bar On, Shabtai Atlow, David Zviel: Intelligent electronic program guide. NDS, Welsh & Katz, October 21, 2003: US06637029 (335 worldwide citation)

A subscriber unit for use in a television system including a television network and transmitting apparatus for transmitting program schedule information, the subscriber unit including a receiving unit for receiving the program schedule information, a profile storage unit for storing at least one vie ...


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Daniel I Flitcroft, Graham O&apos Donnell: Credit card system and method. Obis Patents, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, October 21, 2003: US06636833 (335 worldwide citation)

A credit card system is provided which has the added feature of providing additional limited-use credit card numbers and/or cards. These numbers and/or cards can be used for a single transaction, thereby reducing the potential for fraudulent reuse of these numbers and/or cards. The credit card syste ...


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Gary Steven Strumolo: 360° vision system for a vehicle. Ford Global Technologies, Frank A MacKenzie, Artz & Artz, October 21, 2003: US06636258 (330 worldwide citation)

A vehicle monitoring system including a camera mounted on top of the vehicle reflector in operative relation to the camera. The camera and the conical reflector provide a 360° field of view image around the vehicle. A controller is also included is adapted to detect objects within the field of view ...


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Todd Fjield, Edward Paul Harhen, David E Acker, Patrick David Lopath: Thermal treatment methods and apparatus with focused energy application. Transurgical, Lerner David Littenberg Krumholz & Mentlik, October 21, 2003: US06635054 (320 worldwide citation)

A collapsible ultrasonic reflector incorporates a gas-filled reflector balloon, a liquid-filled structural balloon an ultrasonic transducer disposed within the structural balloon. Acoustic energy emitted by the transducer is reflected by a highly reflective interface between the balloons. In a cardi ...