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David Sherrer
David W Sherrer, John Fisher: Optical switch assembly with flex plate and method for making. Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman, April 7, 2005: US20050074201-A1

An optical switch and method for assembling are described. Optical arrays are mounted on a flex plate with an interface between them. The direction of certain forces on the flex plate allows coupling/decoupling of the optical arrays. The flex plate includes an area which exhibits a different flex pr ...


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Klaus Hafemann
Klaus Hafemann: Massage attachment for a motor-driven foot care apparatus. Rick Martin, Patent Law Offices Of Rick Martin PC, April 7, 2005: US20050075591-A1

A massage attachment for a motor-driven foot care apparatus have a coupling piece 2, with which the massage attachment 1 can be attached onto a driving shaft of the foot care apparatus. The massage attachment also has several movably disposed massage elements M with spherical physical appearance and ...


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Sumit Agarwal
Sumit Agarwal, Ross Koningstein: Determining and/or using end user local time information in an ad system. Straub & Pokotylo, April 7, 2005: US20050076014-A1

The usefulness, and consequently the performance, of advertisements are improved by allowing advertisers to better target their ads to a responsive audience. End user local time information, such as at least one of (a) a local time-of-day, (b) a local time-of-day range, (c) a local date, (d) a local ...


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Vesma Jussi, Pekonen Harri: Burst transmission. Nokia Corporation, Vesma Jussi, Pekonen Harri, PIOTROWICZ Pawel, April 7, 2005: WO/2005/032034 (108 worldwide citation)

A terrestrial digital video broadcasting (DVB-T) network is used to transmit IP datagrams to receiving devices using multiprotocol encapsulation (MPE). MPE datagram sections and forward error correction (FEC) datagram sections are transmitted in separate time-sliced bursts using transport stream pac ...


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Holtman Koen J G: Cache management for improving trick play performance. Koninklijke Philips Electronics, Us Philips Corporation, Holtman Koen J G, KONINKLIJKE PHILIPS ELECTRONICS, April 7, 2005: WO/2005/031737 (107 worldwide citation)

A playback apparatus and associated method is disclosed for use in a reproducing system, the apparatus including a cache memory configured to store data read from a data source (1); a cache replacement unit (341) configured to identify certain of the data to be deleted from the cache memory (335) ba ...


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Miles Patrick, Martinelli Scot, Finley Eric, Arambula Jared, Gharib James, Farquhar Allen, Kaula Norbert, Blewett Jeffrey: Surgical access system and related methods. Nuvasive, Miles Patrick, Martinelli Scot, Finley Eric, Arambula Jared, Gharib James, Farquhar Allen, Kaula Norbert, Medeiros Goretti, SPANGLER Jonathan, April 7, 2005: WO/2005/030318 (96 worldwide citation)

A surgical access system including a tissue distraction assembly and a tissue retraction assembly (10), both of which may be equipped with one or more electrodes for use in detecting the existence of (and optionally the distance and/or direction to) neural structures before, during, and after the es ...


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Moradei Oscar, Paquin Isabelle, Leit Silvana, Frechette Sylvie, Vaisburg Arkadii, Besterman Jeffrey M, Tessier Pierre, Mallais Tammy C: Inhibitors of histone deacetylase. Methylgene, Moradei Oscar, Paquin Isabelle, Leit Silvana, Frechette Sylvie, Vaisburg Arkadii, Besterman Jeffrey M, Tessier Pierre, Mallais Tammy C, GREENFIELD Michael S, April 7, 2005: WO/2005/030705 (91 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to the inhibition of histone deacetylase. The invention provides compounds and methods for inhibiting histone deacetylase enzymatic activity. The invention also provides compositions and methods for treating cell proliferative diseases and conditions.


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Nguyen Binh T, Paulsen Craig A: Personal gaming device and method of presenting a game. Igt, Nguyen Binh T, Paulsen Craig A, OLYNICK David P, April 7, 2005: WO/2005/031666 (89 worldwide citation)

A game is presented to a player via a personal gaming device of the invention. In one embodiment, the gaming device includes a display screen, a processing unit including a processor and a memory, and a wireless communication interface associated with the processing unit. Game code is stored at the ...


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Masuda Junji: Character input method. Aizu, April 7, 2005: JP2005-092441 (80 worldwide citation)

PROBLEM TO BE SOLVED: To provide an accurately, speedy, and easily operable character input method.SOLUTION: This information processor 1 having a touch panel input function is configured to display a 12 keys 3 constituted of vertical three columns and horizontal four lines on a display screen 2, an ...