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Magnus M Lonnroth, Roland Svensson, Johan Svensson: Providing clients with services that retrieve data from data sources that do not necessarily support the format required by the clients. Oracle International Corporation, David Lewis, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, November 30, 2004: US06826597 (219 worldwide citation)

A method and system for allowing clients to retrieve data from data sources that do not necessarily support the same protocols and formats as the clients. The clients issue service requests. A pre-processor responds to the requests by generating XML-structured request objects with unresolved links t ...


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Kevin L Denis, Yu Chen, Paul S Drzaic, Joseph M Jacobson, Peter T Kazlas: Process for fabricating thin film transistors. E Ink Corporation, David J Cole, November 30, 2004: US06825068 (212 worldwide citation)

Transistors are formed by depositing at least one layer of semiconductor material on a substrate comprising a polyphenylene polyimide. The substrate permits the use of processing temperatures in excess of 300° C. during the processes used to form the transistors, thus allowing the formation of high ...


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Mark L Mathis, Leonard Kowalsky, David G Reuter, Cruz Beeson: Body lumen device anchor, device and assembly. Cardiac Dimensions, Wilson Sonsini Goodrich & Rosati, November 30, 2004: US06824562 (201 worldwide citation)

An anchor anchors a therapeutic device having an elongated body within a body lumen. The anchor includes a fixation member carried on the device which is adjustable from a first configuration that permits placement of the device in the body lumen to a second configuration that anchors the device wit ...


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Reinhold Schmieding: Allograft bone or synthetic wedges for osteotomy. Arthrex, Dickstein Shapiro Morin & Oshinksy, November 30, 2004: US06823871 (199 worldwide citation)

Methods of performing opening wedge osteotomies are disclosed in which healing of the osteotomy defect is enhanced by packing the opening with pre-packaged, wedge-shaped bone grafts. The bone wedges are provided in sets of three: two larger outer pieces and a smaller inner piece that fits behind a b ...


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Per Pettersen: Method and system for remote content management of a designated portion of a web page. Commission Junction, Morrison & Foerster, November 30, 2004: US06826594 (199 worldwide citation)

A method for inserting a dynamic content into a web page uses a dynamic content code embedded in the web page. The dynamic content code is used to access a program file on a dynamic content host computer that is run to generate the dynamic content based upon a identification code. The look and behav ...


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Ann Bettina Colace, Scott W Snell, Jeremy Daw, Dominic Dough Ming Cheung, Benjamin James Watkins, Thomas A Soulanille, Matthew S Ropp, Gabriel Graham, Peng Zhao, Kenneth A Kharma, Susan Florence Phillips: System and method allowing advertisers to manage search listings in a pay for placement search system using grouping. Overture Services, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, November 30, 2004: US06826572 (191 worldwide citation)

A system for advertisers to efficiently manage their search listings in placement database search system includes grouping means for managing multiple categories for the search listings and query means for searching search listings. The system further includes quick-fill means for modifying an attri ...


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Alberto Goenaga, Karl R Amundson, Michael L Steiner, Libing Zhang: Methods for addressing electro-optic materials. E Ink Corporation, David J Cole, November 30, 2004: US06825970 (190 worldwide citation)

The invention provides a first process for addressing an electro-optic material having first and second display states differing in at least one optical characteristic and being capable of being changed from its first to its second display state by application of an electric field to the material, t ...


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Eitan Cadouri: Optimization of die placement on wafers. PDF Solutions, Morrison & Foerster, November 30, 2004: US06826738 (189 worldwide citation)

A method of optimizing production of semiconductor devices on a wafer comprises steps of characterizing at least one effect of at least one manufacturing component on at least one optimization criterion; inputting user optimization data; and, based on the at least one effect and the user optimizatio ...


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Thomas M Wheeler, Tim Urry Price: Method and system for allowing multiple nodes in a small environment to play audio signals independent of other nodes. 3Com Corporation, November 30, 2004: US06826283 (180 worldwide citation)

A method and system capable of playing different audio signals in different nodes of a small environment. The system is comprised of a number of nodes, which may be rooms of a house or hotel, or offices of a business. Each node has at least one audio speaker. The system further comprises an audio si ...


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Bobby G Batten, John A Companion: System for examining, mapping, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the prostate. MedSci Technologies, George F Helfrich, November 30, 2004: US06824516 (175 worldwide citation)

A holistically integrated ultrasonic system for examining, mapping, diagnosing, and treating diseases of the prostate gland in a male human includes an ultrasonic transrectal probe and an ultrasonic transurethral probe. Each of these probes is adapted to pulse and to receive, as well as to produce a ...