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Deodatta Shenai-Khatkhate
Deodatta Vinayak Shenai Khatkhate, Michael Brendan Power, Artashes Amamchyan, Ronald L DiCarlo Jr: Alkyl group VA metal compounds. Shipley Company L L C, S Matthew Cairns, October 18, 2005: US06956127 (1 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are methods of preparing monoalkyl Group VA metal dihalide compounds in high yield and high purity by the reaction of a Group VA metal trihalide with an organo lithium reagent or a compound of the formula RnM1X3−n, where R is an alkyl, M1 is a Group IIIA metal, X is a halogen and n is an i ...


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Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Donald J Lindsay: Computer interface having a single window mode of operation. Apple Computer, Buchanan Ingersoll PC, October 18, 2005: US06957395 (101 worldwide citation)

A computer-human interface manages the available space of a computer display in a manner which reduces clutter and confusion caused by multiple open windows. The interface includes a user-selectable mode of operation in which only those windows associated with the currently active task are displayed ...


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Michael F Guheen, James D Mitchell, James J Barrese: System method and article of manufacture for building, managing, and supporting various components of a system. Accenture, Banner & Witcoff, October 18, 2005: US06957186 (491 worldwide citation)

A system, method and article of manufacture are provided for identifying various components of a system for building, management, and support purposes. A pictorial representation of an existing system is first displayed along with a plurality of components thereof. Next, information is presented rel ...


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Bobby E Rogers, Lon M Severe, Philip N Eggers: Method and apparatus for monitoring and communicating with an implanted medical device. CardioNet, Fish & Richarson P C, October 18, 2005: US06957107 (335 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for communicating with and monitoring the operation of a device implanted within a patient. A transceiver capable of being implanted within a patient provides a communication interface between an implanted medical device and a monitor external to the patient's body. The extern ...


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Hilary Lyndsay Williams: Portable computers. British Telecommunications public company, Nixon & Vanderhye P C, October 18, 2005: US06956564 (283 worldwide citation)

A portable computer arranged to rest comfortably in the hand has a small display screen. Accelerometers capable of detecting movement of the pen with respect to gravity provide input to a microcontroller which selects a response from a number of viewing modes. The pen may be held in either hand and ...


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Paulina Glavich, Karen M Cregan, Anthony J Baerlocher: Gaming device having a re-triggering symbol bonus scheme with a bonus symbol accumulator. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, October 18, 2005: US06955600 (240 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a gaming device having a bonus scheme wherein an accumulator accumulates bonus re-triggering symbols until a pre-determined number of bonus re-triggering symbols are obtained by the player in the bonus game. The accumulated bonus re-triggering symbols are preferably th ...


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Pradeep J Iyer, Partha Narasimhan: System and method for monitoring and enforcing policy within a wireless network. Aruba Networks, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, October 18, 2005: US06957067 (229 worldwide citation)

In general, one embodiment of the invention is a air monitor adapted to a wireless network. The air monitor enforces policies followed by the wireless network even though it is not involved in the exchange of data between wireless devices of the wireless network such as access points and wireless st ...


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Laurence E Dahners: Multi-angular fastening apparatus and method for surgical bone screw/plate systems. The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Jenkins Wilson & Taylor P A, October 18, 2005: US06955677 (210 worldwide citation)

A fastening apparatus includes a fastener and a fastener receiving member. The apparatus enables the fastener to be affixed to the fastener receiving member at a variable insertion angle selected by the user. The fastener includes an elongate section and an adjoining head section. Both the elongate ...


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Shahzad Khalid, Yan Li, Raul Adrian Cernea, Mehrdad Mofidi: Non-volatile memory and method with bit line compensation dependent on neighboring operating modes. SanDisk Corporation, Parsons Hsue & de Runtz, October 18, 2005: US06956770 (197 worldwide citation)

When programming a contiguous page of memory storage units, every time a memory storage unit has reached its targeted state and is program-inhibited or locked out from further programming, it creates a perturbation on an adjacent memory storage unit still under programming. The present invention pro ...


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Barry N Gellman, Jozef Slanda: Endoscopic suture instrument. Boston Scientific Scimed, Edwards & Angell, October 18, 2005: US06955643 (187 worldwide citation)

Suturing instruments in accordance with the invention are dimensioned and configured to apply sutures to approximate, ligate, or fixate tissue in, for example, open, mini-incision, trans-vaginal, laparoscopic, or endoscopic surgical procedures. In some embodiments, the suturing instruments include a ...