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Daniel R Ahles, Paul D Dauben: Systems and methods for processing check identifiers using replacement symbols. First Data Corporation, Sutherland Asbill & Brennan, March 17, 2009: US07503486 (47 worldwide citation)

An original check identifier in MICR format includes separator symbols that do not appear on a typical computer keyboard. When a user is entering a check identifier from a computer or a telephone, the user is instructed to replace the separator symbols with replacement symbols that appear on a typic ...


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Charles E Wyman, Todd A Lloyd: Removal of minerals from cellulosic biomass. The Trustees of Dartmouth College, Lathrop & Gage, March 17, 2009: US07503981 (47 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a method for removing minerals from a cellulosic biomass. For example, the biomass may be prewashed with an acid solution and rinsed with water to remove minerals prior to acid saccharification. The removal of minerals may reduce overall acid requirements, and decrease pretreatment cost ...


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Niklas Heidloff, Michael R O Brien, Gregory Robert Klouda: Search bar with intelligent parametric search statement generation. International Business Machines Corporation, Guerin & Rodriguez, William G Guerin, March 17, 2009: US07505954 (47 worldwide citation)

Described is a method for generating a parametric search statement for finding a target document. The parametric search statement is generated in the text boxes of a search bar. A user action is performed in the text box. An in-place context menu having menu items responsive to the user action are d ...


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Thomas R Spadaro, Martin L Knodle, Fredrick W Miller, William J Salibrici, Amr E Abdelwahab: Public telephone control with voice over internet protocol transmission. Evercom Systems, Fenwick & West, March 17, 2009: US07505406 (47 worldwide citation)

Controlled public telephone communication systems includes a plurality of telephones at a given site, a programmable control computer for switching, accessing, routing, timing, billing, and the control of the telephones at the site and a Voice over Internet Protocol (VoIP) network connecting the tel ...


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Keith G Weinstock, David Bush: for diagnostics and therapeutics, Nucleic acid and amino acid sequences relating to. Oscient Pharmaceuticals Corporation, March 17, 2009: US07504490 (47 worldwide citation)

The invention provides isolated polypeptide and nucleic acid sequences derived from Aspergillus fumigatus that are useful in diagnosis and therapy of pathological conditions; antibodies against the polypeptides; and methods for the production of the polypeptides. The invention also provides methods ...


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Laura Lee Girolami Rose, Peter Andrew Nicholls: Method and system for automatically determining risk areas to retest. International Business Machines Corporation, MaxValueIP, March 17, 2009: US07506312 (46 worldwide citation)

In software development, risks can be quantified and defined by certain attributes. For instance, a risky area will have a large number of defects/changes for that area, a large number of high severity defects for that area, or a large number of coders/authors for that same area. All these metrics a ...


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Prabha Ibrahim, Dean Richard Artis, Ryan Bremer, Gaston Habets, Clarence R Hurt, Shumeye Mamo, Marika Nespi, Chao Zhang, Jiazhong Zhang, Yong Zhu, Rebecca Zuckerman, Heike Krupka, Abhinav Kumar, Brian West: Compounds and methods for development of Ret modulators. Plexxikon, Foley & Lardner, March 17, 2009: US07504509 (46 worldwide citation)

Compounds active on Ret are described, as well as methods of using such compounds. Also described are crystal structures of Ret surrogates that were determined using X-ray crystallography. The use of such Ret surrogate crystals and structural information can, for example, be used for identifying mol ...


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Mark S Schaefer: Method for managing vehicle software configuration updates. General Motors Corporation, March 17, 2009: US07506309 (46 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a system and a method for managing a software configuration of a vehicle. Software configuration update data for a vehicle is requested from a central database from one of a call center or a telematics unit. Vehicle software configuration data representative of a vehic ...


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Ron Ben Natan: System and methods for adaptive behavior based access control. Guardium, Chapin IP Law, Barry W Chapin Esq, March 17, 2009: US07506371 (46 worldwide citation)

Typical conventional content based database security scheme mechanisms employ a predefined criteria for identifying access attempts to sensitive or prohibited data. An operator, identifies the criteria indicative of prohibited data, and the conventional content based approach scans or “sniffs” the t ...


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Naoya Kida, Toshihiro Tachikawa, Jun Futakuchiya: Substrate supporting apparatus. NHK Spring, Frishauf Holtz Goodman & Chick P C, March 17, 2009: US07503980 (45 worldwide citation)

A substrate supporting apparatus includes a plate member of an aluminum alloy having a flat upper surface, bottomed pits formed in the plate member, and spacer members held in the pits, individually. The spacer members are sapphire spheres. The diameter of each spacer member is a little smaller than ...