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David Wayne Barnhardt, Charles F Pigg: Fraud protection. Bank of America Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, Michael A Springs, August 18, 2009: US07575157 (65 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are illustrated for providing enhanced fraud protection. Aspects of the fraud protection system may be implemented by a filter that may be configured to detect fraud in a transaction between a financial institution and a customer. An input device may receive data that corresponds ...


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Donald J Lindsay: Visual expression of a state of an application window. Microsoft Corporation, Shook Hardy & Bacon, August 18, 2009: US07577918 (65 worldwide citation)

A method for changing a visual state of an application window representation is described. The method includes steps of displaying an application window representation with a default visual state, and changing the default visual state of the application window representation to one of at least two d ...


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Steven J Radigan, Usha Raghuram, Samuel V Dunton, Michael W Konevecki: Conductive hard mask to protect patterned features during trench etch. Sandisk 3D, Dungan & Dungan PC, August 18, 2009: US07575984 (64 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for forming patterned features using a conductive hard mask, where the conductive hard mask protects those features during a subsequent trench etch to form Damascene conductors providing electrical connection to those features from above. The thickness of the hard mask provides ...


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Michael Lewin, Yair Heller, Ziv Kedem, Shlomo Ahal, Assaf Natanzon, Evgeny Drukh: Cross tagging to data for consistent recovery. EMC Corporation, Daly Crowley Mofford & Durkee, August 18, 2009: US07577867 (64 worldwide citation)

A system for consistent data recovery, including a storage area network (SAN) of initiator nodes and target nodes, wherein initiator nodes issue I/O requests and target nodes respond to I/O requests, the SAN being represented logically as a plurality of consistency groups of nodes, G1, . . . , Gn, e ...


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Ashutosh Pande, Lionel Jacques Garin, Kanwar Chadha, Gregory Bret Turetzky: Multi-mode global positioning system for use with wireless networks. SiRF Technology Holdings, Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, August 18, 2009: US07577448 (64 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a GPS system that can operate in different modes depending on the network facilities and bandwidth available, the GPS information that can be acquired, or user or system requirements. The modes comprise standalone mode, where a mobile communications device computes th ...


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Masatoshi Yokota: Golf club head. SRI Sports, Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch, August 18, 2009: US07575523 (63 worldwide citation)

A golf club head comprises a head main body being provided with at least one hole having a helical groove on its inner surface, and a damper having a thread on its outer surface and screwed to the hole of the head main body, the damper being made of elastic material at least partially for absorbing ...


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Eric Bryan Bond, Rajeev Chhabra, Olaf Erik Alexander Isele, Han Xu: Fibers, nonwovens and articles containing nanofibers produced from high glass transition temperature polymers. The Procter & Gamble Company, Jay A Krebs, Angela Marie Stone, August 18, 2009: US07576019 (62 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to nonwoven webs and articles comprising nanofibers. The nanofibers are made from a polymer having a glass transition temperature about 25 C. The nanofibers, having a diameter of less than 1 micron, may comprise a significant number of the fibers in one layer of the ...


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Roy Lim, Steven D DeRidder: Instruments, implants and methods for positioning implants into a spinal disc space. Warsaw Orthopedic, August 18, 2009: US07575580 (62 worldwide citation)

Instruments, implants and methods are provided for positioning spinal implants in a spinal disc space between adjacent vertebrae. The instruments provide a low profile engagement with the implants and facilitate insertion while minimizing tissue retraction and exposure of the tissue and neural eleme ...


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Peter H Wilson, Steven Sapp: Trench-gate LDMOS structures. Fairchild Semiconductor Corporation, Townsend and Townsend and Crew, August 18, 2009: US07576388 (62 worldwide citation)

MOSFET devices for RF applications that use a trench-gate in place of the lateral gate conventionally used in lateral MOSFET devices. A trench-gate provides devices with a single, short channel for high frequency gain. Embodiments of the present invention provide devices with an asymmetric oxide in ...


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Rajendra Kumar: Portable data entry device with a detachable host PDA. Khyber Technologies Corporation, Sand & Sebolt, August 18, 2009: US07577462 (62 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method are disclosed that can adapt off-the shelf PDA devices (90) to user input/output applications such as data entry applications and cellular phone applications. The resulting apparatus (10) may be sized and shaped to be durable and facilitate handheld operation when the user is ...