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Helena S Ho, Michael K Pratt, Pong C Lim, Thomas T Oshidari: Voice enhancement system and method. DSC Communications Corporation, Baker & Botts, November 28, 1995: US05471527 (37 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications network (120) is provided with adaptive gain control (AGC) of the voice signals in network (120). Network (120) includes an input (12) for receiving a voice signal, an output (14) for receiving the voice signal, and a coupling between input (12) and output (14) including at leas ...


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David M Riley, Curtis W Olson, Jeffrey S Williamson, Brian M Attard, Michael K Pratt: Rack lift assembly. DSC Communications Corporation, Baker & Botts L, September 16, 1997: US05667230 (26 worldwide citation)

A rack lift assembly (10) includes a side mount plate (12) that can be connected to an equipment rack holding telecommunication equipment. A caster plate (14) connects to the side mount plate (12) by a loose pin hinge (26) and by a latch pin (18). The latch pin (18) has two apertures (22 and 24) tha ...


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Michael K Pratt: In-line wheeled skate and toe stop. Seneca Sports, Fish & Richardson, December 5, 1995: US05472218 (21 worldwide citation)

An in-line wheeled skate includes a boot, a chassis attached beneath the boot, a plurality of wheels mounted thereupon and arranged in tandem, and a toe stop. The toe stop is fixedly mounted at the front of the chassis and defines a toe stop surface having a first, upper portion positioned relative ...


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Michael K Pratt: Multi-terrain in-line skate chassis. Seneca Sports, Fish & Richardson, May 2, 1995: US05411277 (20 worldwide citation)

A multi-terrain in-line skate chassis has at least one base plate for supporting a skate boot and a single, vertically oriented wheel support plate having an upper edge. The base plate has a side edge and defines a base plane, and the upper edge of the wheel support plate is joined to the base plate ...


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Kenneth A Fischer Sr, David L Landay, Frederick R Greer, Kenneth W Pratt, Michael K Pratt: Exercise apparatus. Mohawk Sports, Fish & Richardson, February 28, 1995: US05393285 (20 worldwide citation)

An exercise device for has a rigid body defining a chamber, at least one first fluid mass disposed to move within the chamber in response to movement of the rigid body during exercise, thereby increasing the effective mass of the device by dynamic movement of the fluid mass during rhythmic exercise, ...


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Michael K Pratt: Protective athletic pads for joint surfaces. Seneca Sports, Fish & Richardson P C, November 28, 2000: US06151714 (19 worldwide citation)

A protective pad for a joint surface of a wearer's limb during athletic activity such as skating and skateboarding has a cushioning element and a shielding element mounted thereto. The cushioning element has a body with a first surface to overlie the joint surface and an opposite second surface. The ...


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Helena S Ho, Michael K Pratt, Pong C Lim, Thomas T Oshidari: Voice enhancement system and method. DSC Communications Corporation, Baker & Botts L, January 7, 1997: US05592545 (18 worldwide citation)

A telecommunications network (120) is provided with adaptive gain control (AGC) of the voice signals in network (120). Network (120)includes an input (12) for receiving a voice signal, an output (14) for receiving the voice signal, and a coupling between input (12) and output (14) including at least ...


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Michael K Pratt, George H BuAbbud, Debra Wawro, Muneer Zuhdi: Single fiber passive optical network wavelength division multiplex overlay. Tellabs Bedford, Baker Botts L, August 7, 2007: US07254330 (12 worldwide citation)

A single fiber passive optical network (PON) wavelength division multiplex (WDM) overlay includes a central office, a fiber optic network, and a plurality of optical network termination (ONT) units. The central office has a baseline optical link that receives a baseline communication signal and conv ...


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Michael K Pratt: Adjusting the size of a lined sport boot. Seneca Sports, Fish & Richardson P C, June 11, 2002: US06402163 (11 worldwide citation)

An adjustable skate boot has an adjustable boot shell of multiple, rigid pieces, and an adjustable liner adapted to provide an inner cushion for the shell. The soft, padded tricot liner has a fore portion and a heel portion which are adapted to be overlapped in use, the amount of overlap being adjus ...


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James R Rinderle, Michael K Pratt: Powder consolidation and machining. Walter J Blenko Jr, Arnold B Silverman, September 2, 1986: US04609527 (9 worldwide citation)

The specification discloses a powder process in which metal or ceramic particles are mixed with a binder such as ultra high molecular weight polyethylene powder and are compacted. The compacted shape is heated to a temperature near the melting point of the binder to consolidate the binder and produc ...