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Bahman Qawami
Robert C Chang, Bahman Qawami, Farshid Sabet Sharghi: Method and apparatus for managing an erase count block. SanDisk Corporation, Anderson Levine & Lintel, September 5, 2006: US07103732 (31 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for managing erase counts in a non-volatile memory system. According to one aspect of the present invention, a method for initializing an erase count block in a system memory of a non-volatile memory system, the non-volatile memory system which includes a non-volatile memory in ...


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Ron M Redlich, Martin A Nemzow: Data security system and method. Digital Doors, Robert C Kain Jr, Fleit Kain, September 5, 2006: US07103915 (604 worldwide citation)

The method for securing data includes establishing a group of security sensitive items, filtering data and extracting and separating the security items from remainder data. The filtered data are separately stored (locally on a PC or on another computer in a LAN or WAN or on the Internet.) A map may ...


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Robert Halford: Multi-dimensional data protection and mirroring method for micro level data. Faegre & Benson, September 5, 2006: US07103824 (598 worldwide citation)

The invention discloses a data validation, mirroring and error/erasure correction method for the dispersal and protection of one and two-dimensional data at the micro level for computer, communication and storage systems. Each of 256 possible 8-bit data bytes are mirrored with a unique 8-bit ECC byt ...


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Sean T Dycus, Darion Peterson: Vessel sealer and divider. September 5, 2006: US07101371 (468 worldwide citation)

An endoscopic bipolar forceps includes an elongated shaft having opposing jaw members at a distal end thereof. The jaw members are movable relative to one another from a first position wherein the jaw members are disposed in spaced relation relative to one another to a second position wherein the ja ...


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Thomas D Petite: Wireless communication networks for providing remote monitoring of devices. StatSignal IPC, Troutman Sanders, Ryan A Schneider, James Hunt Yancey Jr, September 5, 2006: US07103511 (380 worldwide citation)

Wireless communication networks for monitoring and controlling a plurality of remote devices are provided. Briefly, one embodiment of a wireless communication network may comprise a plurality of wireless transceivers having unique identifiers. Each of the plurality of wireless transceivers may be co ...


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Sean T Dycus, Dax D Brown, David Farascioni, Michael Primavera, David Fowler: Vessel sealer and divider. Sherwood Sevices, September 5, 2006: US07101372 (351 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument includes a housing having a shaft attached thereto which connects a pair of first and second jaw members such that the jaw members are movable relative to one another to grasp tissue therebetween. The instrument also includes a four-bar handle assembly attached to the h ...


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John Colgrove, Par Botes, Michael Timpanaro, Charles H Silvers, Peter Vajgel: Backup mechanism for a multi-class file system. VERITAS Operating Corporation, Robert C Kowert, Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel P C, September 5, 2006: US07103740 (348 worldwide citation)

System and method for performing backups of a multi-class file system are described. In one embodiment, more recently modified data may be assigned and/or migrated to higher storage classes and less recently modified data may be migrated at time intervals to lower storage classes in the multi-class ...


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Sean T Dycus, Dax D Brown, David Farascioni, Michael Primavera, David Fowler: Vessel sealer and divider. Sherwood Services, September 5, 2006: US07101373 (330 worldwide citation)

An electrosurgical instrument includes a housing having a shaft attached thereto which connects a pair of first and second jaw members in an opposing manner relative to one another. The jaw members are movable relative to one another from a first open position wherein the jaw members are disposed in ...


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Mehran Randall Rasti: Charge card and debit transactions using a variable charge number. September 5, 2006: US07100821 (322 worldwide citation)

A system and method to improve on the security of credit cards when money needs to be charged or transferred by assigning a different charge number to every transaction. A charge number is a combination of the card number and a random number that is generated through a user initiated preauthorizatio ...


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David S Breed: System and method for vehicle diagnostics. Automotive Technologies International, Brian Roffe, September 5, 2006: US07103460 (280 worldwide citation)

Method and system for diagnosing whether vehicular components are operating abnormally based on data obtained from sensors arranged on a vehicle. In a training stage, output from the sensors during normal operation of the components is obtained, each component is adjusted to induce abnormal operatio ...