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Phillip Y Goldman, Michael A Killianey, Daniel J Zigmond: System and method of inserting advertisements into an information retrieval system display. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, May 23, 2006: US07051351 (148 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods for selecting and inserting advertisements in an information document displayed to a user, wherein the selection is based at least in part on television programming viewed by the user. The systems and methods may be implemented using the Internet or another information retrieval ...


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Johann J Neisz, Robert E Lund, Kimberly A Anderson, Vicki R Vandersloot, Terence M Moore, Mark S Bouchier, Randy L Morningstar, Gary A Rocheleau: Surgical articles and methods. American Medical Systems, Oblon Spivak McClelland Maier & Neustadt P C, May 23, 2006: US07048682 (147 worldwide citation)

Surgical instruments, implantable articles and surgical procedures disclosed for treating medical disorders, particularly incontinence. Improved surgical sling procedures are disclosed. Novel surgical instruments and kits for use in sling procedures are also disclosed. The present invention affords ...


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Ron Cohen, Yoram Snir, John Schnizlein: Method and apparatus for automatically establishing bi-directional differentiated services treatment of flows in a network. Cisco Technology, Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, May 23, 2006: US07050396 (147 worldwide citation)

A method of automatically establishing differentiated services quality of service treatment for a return packet flow that is associated with an originating packet flow in a network is disclosed. The originating packet flow is received, and it is determined that one or more packets in the originating ...


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Mark F Vallis: Disk drive employing off-line sector verification and relocation of marginal sectors discovered during read error recovery procedure. Western Digital Technologies, Milad G Shara Esq, Howard H Sheering Esq, May 23, 2006: US07050252 (139 worldwide citation)

A disk drive is disclosed wherein if multiple retries beyond a threshold are required to recover a data sector during a normal read operation, the data sector is added to a marginal sector list. During an off-line scan, the data sectors in the marginal sector list are verified. If the verification o ...


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Robert Justice Shartle, Timothy J Ohara, Mahyar Z Kermani: Electrically-conductive patterns for monitoring the filling of medical devices. Lifescan, May 23, 2006: US07050843 (136 worldwide citation)

A flexible diagnostic device has a measurement cell that is sandwiched between the conductive surfaces of two conductive-coated insulating layers. At least one of the conductive surfaces is scored with an insulating pattern, so that the flow of a conductive fluid sample into the cell can be monitore ...


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Richard Hayton, David Halls: Methods and apparatus for regenerating and transmitting a partial page. Citrix Systems, John D Lanza, Choate Hall & Stewart, May 23, 2006: US07051084 (133 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a method and apparatus for regenerating portions of the page that have changed and transmitting only those portions to the client for display. In one aspect, the invention relates to a method for partial page regeneration of a transmitted page by a server. The method include ...


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Theodore J Krawiec, Stephen M Gryte, John Frederick Riblett, Chris Shu Wing Yu: System and method for providing global self-service financial transaction terminals with worldwide web content, centralized management, and local and remote administration. Citicorp Development Center, George T Marcou, Kilpatrick Stockton, May 23, 2006: US07051096 (132 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing global self-service transaction terminals or automatic teller machines (ATMs) affords worldwide web content to ATM customers, centralized management for ATM operators, and supports local and remote administration for ATM field service personnel. The system includes ...


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Ronald E McQueen: Recovery of products from oil shale. Gen Syn Fuels, Sarah J Rhoades, Patrick N Burkhart, May 23, 2006: US07048051 (131 worldwide citation)

A process and system for recovering hydrocarbonaceous products from in situ oil shale formations. A hole is drilled in the oil shale formation and a processing gas inlet conduit is positioned within the hole. A processing gas is pressurized, heated, and introduced through the processing gas inlet co ...


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Dietrich Charisius, Alexander Aptus: Distributed computing component system with diagrammatic graphical representation of code with separate delineated display area by type. Borland Software Corporation, MacCord Mason PLLC, May 23, 2006: US07051316 (131 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems consistent with the present invention provide an improved software development tool that generates code corresponding to a distributed computing component that contains methods of a plurality of types and that displays a graphical representation of the code with a separately deli ...


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Rovil P Arcia, Sam Lichtenstein, Douglas Mehl: Device and method for performing end-to-side anastomosis. Abbott Laboratories, May 23, 2006: US07048747 (128 worldwide citation)

Devices, methods, and kits are provided for suturing an end of a first body duct to a hole in the side of a second body duct. The present devices and methods are used to simplify the suturing procedure and thus reduce operating time. In one embodiment, the present device includes a structure for hol ...