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Michael Albert Perks: System and method for managing critical files. International Business Machines Corporation, Leslie A Van Leeuwen, July 13, 1999: US05924102 (550 worldwide citation)

A system and method for managing critical files in an information handling system. Critical files are those files which are difficult to recover after a system failure, hard disk reformat, or user error. The critical file management system of the present invention includes a critical file manager, w ...


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Thomas Lee Adams, Xiaolian Yang Bi, Gordon Lynn Blumenschein, Nancy Ann Book, Rodney T Brand, Susanne Marie Crockett, Laura Kay Culli, Mary Louise Hardzinski, Michael Albert Machacek, Thomas Joseph McBlain, John Wesley Moss, Stephen Mark Mueller, Karen Jeanne Pelletier, Richard Everett Sabinson, Paul Wilczynski, Elizabeth Goldwyn Gibson: System and method for implementing and accessing call forwarding services. SBC Technology Resources, Greenblum & Bernstein, October 7, 2003: US06631186 (243 worldwide citation)

A system and method include implementing and accessing a subscriber's telecommunications services, using a graphical user interface (GUI) via the Internet, and an interactive voice response (IVR) system via the public switched telecommunications network (PSTN). The system and method enable a su ...


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Thomas Lee Adams, Laura Kay Culli, Michael Albert Machacek, Richard Everett Sabinson: Internet caller identification system and method. SBC Technology Resources, Greenblum & Bernstein, November 9, 2004: US06816481 (109 worldwide citation)

The present invention is an Advanced Intelligent Network (AIN) based system and method that allows a subscriber connected to the Internet via a dial-up connection to receive caller identification information concerning an incoming telephone call. The information may be provided via a pop-up dialog b ...


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Donald Craig Waugh, Michael Albert Roberts, Rahim Alibhai: Method and system for restricting access to the private key of a user in a public key infrastructure. E Witness, Eugene J A Gierczak, Miller Thomson, January 13, 2004: US06678821 (75 worldwide citation)

An encryption/decryption system for providing restricted use of each key in a plurality of keys to preserve confidentiality of the plurality of keys. Each key is usable by an associated user in a public key infrastructure to encrypt and decrypt data. The encryption/decryption system comprises a key ...


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Kaanta Carter Welling, Leach Michael Albert: Apparatus for monitoring the conductivity of a semiconductor wafer during polishing.. Ibm, August 2, 1989: EP0325753-A2 (54 worldwide citation)

An apparatus for monitoring the conductivity of a semiconductor wafer (2) during the course of a polishing process is disclosed. A polishing pad (22) that contacts the wafer has an active electrode (26) and at least one passive electrode (28), both of which are embedded in the polishing pad. A detec ...


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Terry Lee Dickey, Michael Albert Alkier: Modular water quality apparatus and method. Hydrolab Corporation, J Nevin Shaffer & Culbertson Shaffer Jr, October 13, 1998: US05821405 (46 worldwide citation)

A modular water quality measurement apparatus and method includes a sealed or unsealed housing with a universal sensor interface cap (12) and mechanical and electrical sensor connections (14) for receiving removably attachable sensors (16 or 16'). Each of the mechanical and electrical sensor connect ...


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Michael Albert Thomas, Kenneth Yue: Localized two-dimensional shift correlated MR spectroscopy of human brain. The Regents of the University of California, Berliner & Associates, April 3, 2007: US07200430 (43 worldwide citation)

A two-dimensional (2D) chemical shift correlated MR spectroscopic (COSY) sequence integrated into a new volume localization technique (90°-180°-90°) for whole body MR Spectroscopy. Using the product operator formalism, a theoretical calculation of the volume localization as well as the coherence tra ...


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Michael Albert Carter, Scott David Lee: Circuit board for electrical connector and electrical connector. ADC, Merchant & Gould P C, February 14, 2012: US08113888 (39 worldwide citation)

A circuit board for an electrical connector includes a plurality of pairs of first contacts disposed at a first end of the circuit board and a plurality of pairs of second contacts disposed at a second end. Each first contact is connected to a second contact by first conductors disposed at least on ...


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Michael Albert Perks, Sally M Tekulsky, Shirley L Martin: Method and system for sharing a menu by multiple components in a component-based computer system. International Business Machines Corporation, Mark S Walker, Antony P Ng, Andrew J Dillon, June 9, 1998: US05764960 (36 worldwide citation)

In a component-based system such as OpenDoc, only one component can be "active," such that only the active component has control of the menubar and the pop-up menus. An active component may contain both intrinsic contents and embedded components. The active component allows the user to "select" some ...


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