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John H Bowers, Thomas J Clare: Inventory system using articles with RFID tags. Checkpoint Systems, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, October 5, 1999: US05963134 (451 worldwide citation)

An article inventory control system for articles, such as books, uses RFID tags attached to each article. Each tag has a unique identification or serial number for identifying the individual article. An inventory database tracks all of the tagged articles and maintains circulation status information ...


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John H Bowers, Thomas J Clare: RFID tags which are virtually activated and/or deactivated and apparatus and methods of using same in an electronic security system. Checkpoint Systems, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, February 15, 2000: US06025780 (337 worldwide citation)

An electronic security system uses a set of predefined RFID tags. Each tag is associated with, and attached to, an article or packaging for an article. Each tag includes unique tag information which is logged into a computerized database that contains a record for each of the tags in the set. A dete ...


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Thomas J Clare: Electronic article security system for store which uses intelligent security tags and transaction data. Checkpoint Systems, Panitch Schwarze Jacobs & Nadel P C, April 28, 1998: US05745036 (275 worldwide citation)

An electronic article security system monitors articles sold by a retail store to detect shrinkage. The articles are tagged with RF-ID security tags. Each security tag has a unique or semi-unique serial number for identifying individual products. Transaction records generated from point-of-sale term ...


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John H Bowers, Thomas J Clare: Inventory system using articles with RFID tags. Checkpoint Systems, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, February 27, 2001: US06195006 (233 worldwide citation)

An article inventory control system for articles, such as books, uses RFID tags attached to each article. Each tag has a unique identification or serial number for identifying the individual article. An inventory database tracks all of the tagged articles and maintains circulation status information ...


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John H Bowers, Thomas J Clare: Inventory system using articles with RFID tags. Checkpoint Systems, Woodcock Washburn, February 17, 2004: US06693539 (165 worldwide citation)

An article inventory control system for articles, such as books, uses RFID tags attached to each article. Each tag has a unique identification or serial number for identifying the individual article. An inventory database tracks all of the tagged articles and maintains circulation status information ...


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Gary T Mazoki, Anthony F Piccoli, Thomas J Clare, Eric Eckstein: Security tag with three dimensional antenna array made from flat stock. Checkpoint Systems, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, May 9, 2006: US07042413 (14 worldwide citation)

A three-dimensional dipole antenna system for an RFID tag that optimizes detection for a given available volume in which to situate the RFID tag.


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Thomas J Clare, Andre Cote: Identification marking and method for applying the identification marking to an item. Checkpoint Systems, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, November 21, 2006: US07138919 (10 worldwide citation)

A method for processing a surface of an item and providing an association using a surface processing system includes receiving an item having a first identification marking on a surface of the item to provide a received item for providing a first identification signal in response to a first interrog ...


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Andre Cote, Eric Eckstein, Thomas J Clare: Security tag system for fabricating a tag including an integrated surface processing system. Checkpoint Systems, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, June 10, 2008: US07384496 (4 worldwide citation)

A method of fabricating a tag includes the steps of applying a first patterned adhesive to the surface of the substrate and applying a first electrically conductive foil to the first patterned adhesive. A portion of the first electrically conductive foil not adhered to the first patterned adhesive i ...


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Thomas J Clare, Andre Cote, Eric Eckstein: Die attach area cut-on-fly method and apparatus. Checkpoint Systems, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, May 4, 2010: US07709294 (4 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for bonding integrated circuits uniquely suited to high volume tag production is described, where conductive material of a substrate at the die-attach-area is cut before an IC chip or transponder is placed on the conductive material over the cut and bonded. The apparatus perfo ...


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Marc Monaco, Paul A Roberts, Thomas J Clare: Access and security control system and method. Sielox, Caesar Rivise Bernstein Cohen & Pokotilow, July 28, 2009: US07568108 (2 worldwide citation)

A system and method for automatically regulating access control levels in an access control system based on prevailing security levels including homeland security levels, local environment situations such as crowds, rioting, looting, severe weather and temporal states such as workdays, weekends, hol ...