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Sagy Pundak Mintz
Kemp Gary Allan Ii, Schluetter Jens Uwe, Garrison David W, Mintz Sagy: Method and apparatus for message flow and transaction queue management. Trading Technologies International, IRVINE Robert J III, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/008309 (8 worldwide citation)

Management of transaction message flow utilizing a transaction message queue. The system and method are for use in financial transaction messaging systems. The system is designed to enable an administrator to monitor, distribute, control and receive alerts on the use and status of limited network an ...


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Raz Dan, Nir Reuven, Baror Yakov: Piston-actuated endoscopic steering system. Sightline Technologies, Raz Dan, Nir Reuven, Baror Yakov, SANFORD T COLB PO Box 2273 76122 Rehovot, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/006980 (430 worldwide citation)

Endoscopic steering instrument is provided, including an endoscope (80) having distal (82) and proximal (98) ends thereof. In a preferred embodiment, at least one proximal cylinder (92) is disposed in a vicinity of the proximal end, and at least one proximal piston (94) is slidably coupled to the at ...


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Hughes Seamus, Helmut Karl, Stoppa Daniel: A telecommunications antenna support structure. Esb Telecoms, Pfleiderer Infrastrukturt, January 22, 2004: EP1376755-A1 (138 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications antennae support structure with a supporting pole; at least two arms mounted on and arranged independently about the pole and extending radially outwardly from the pole. Each arm has a first end attached to the pole, and a second free end. At least one antennae is mounted on eac ...


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Black Murdo M, Butters Colin, Ho Wah On, Rippeth John: Enzyme electrodes and method of manufacture. Hypoguard, GEMMELL Peter Alan, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/008130 (126 worldwide citation)

A non-mediated enzyme electrode comprises a base substrate (2) on which is provided an electrically conductive base layer (8) comprising finely divided platinum group metal or oxide bonded together by a resin; a top layer on the base layer (8), the top layer comprising a buffer. A catalytically acti ...


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Schuijers Erik G P, Oomen Arnoldus W J: Audio coding. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Schuijers Erik G P, Oomen Arnoldus W J, GROENENDAAL Antonius W M, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/008806 (123 worldwide citation)

In binaural stereo coding, only one monaural channel is encoded. An additional layer holds the parameters to retrieve the left and right signal. An encoder is disclosed which links transient information extracted from the mono encoded signal to parametric multi-channel layers to provide increased pe ...


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Hansen Martin: Hearing aid and a method for enhancing speech intelligibility. Widex, Hansen Martin, RINDORF Hans Jorgen, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/008801 (88 worldwide citation)

A hearing aid (22) having a microphone (1), a processor (53) and an output transducer (12), is adapted for obtaining an estimate of a sound environment, determining an estimate of the speech intelligibility according to the sound environment estimate, and for adapting the transfer function of the he ...


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Bates Brian L, Boatman Scott E, Burton David G, Hoffa Michael C, Ragheb Anthony O, Schaeffer Darin G, Sturgeon Jason S: Coated medical device. Cook Incorporated, Med Institute, William Cook, Europe Aps, GODLEWSKI Richard J, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/006976 (82 worldwide citation)

A coated medical device (10) including a structure (12) adapted for introduction into a passage or vessel of a patient. The structure is formed of preferably a non-porous base material (14) having a bioactive material layer (18) disposed thereon. The medical device is preferably an implantable stent ...


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Mathvink Robert J, Edmondson Scott D, Weber Ann E: Piperidino pyrimidine dipeptidyl peptidase inhibitors for the treatment of diabetes. Merck & Co, Mathvink Robert J, Edmondson Scott D, Weber Ann E, MERCK 126 East Lincoln Avenue Rahway NJ 07065 0907, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/007468 (80 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to compounds which are inhibitors of the dipeptidyl peptidase-IV enzyme ('DP-IV inhibitors') and which are useful in the treatment or prevention of diseases in which the dipeptidyl peptidase-IV enzyme is involved, such as diabetes and particularly Type 2 diabetes. T ...


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Alvarez Edgardo L, Setliff Iii Reuben Iii: System and method for performing irrigated nose and throat surgery. Stryker Corporation, Alvarez Edgardo L, Setliff Iii Reuben Iii, GOLDENBERG David S, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/006788 (79 worldwide citation)

A system and method for performing skull based nasal, sinus and/or throat surgery. In the system and method of this invention a cutting accessory is applied to the tissue on which a procedure is to be performed. Simultaneously with the performance of the procedure by the cutting accessory, irrigatin ...


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Breebaart Dirk J: Audio coding. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Breebaart Dirk J, GROENENDAAL Antonius W M, January 22, 2004: WO/2004/008805 (79 worldwide citation)

A method of encoding a multi-channel audio signal including at least a first signal component (LF), a second signal component (LR) and a third signal component (RF). The method comprises the steps of encoding the first and second signal components by a first parametric encoder (202) resulting in a f ...