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George H J Shaw, Bryan A Woodruff, Thomas J O Rourke: Method and computer program product for synchronizing the processing of multiple data streams and matching disparate processing rates using a standardized clock mechanism. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger & Seeley, September 29, 1998: US05815689 (256 worldwide citation)

A method and computer program product for synchronizing processing between two or more data streams (e.g., video and sound input) and for rate matching between two different hardware clocks that may drift with respect to one another (e.g., an originating clock represented in a timestamped data strea ...


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Thomas J O Rourke: Recreational foam float with squirting device. Kidpower, Lucian Wayne Beavers Waddey & Patterson, February 22, 2000: US06027393 (36 worldwide citation)

A water toy apparatus includes an elongated buoyant torso having first and second ends. A head is defined on the first end of the torso. First and second arms are connected to an intermediate location on the torso. The first and second arms include first and second manually squeezable pump bulbs eac ...


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Thomas J O Rourke, Bruce D Lund: Illuminated ball. Edward D Lanquist Jr, Waddey & Patterson, February 6, 1996: US05490047 (23 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses an illuminated ball. The illuminated ball has a translucent core which is, in the preferred embodiment, made of polyurethane which is translucent. Integrally molded with the shell is a component tree or light source having branches extending from the center. At the ti ...


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Mark A Sprecker, James M Sanders, William L Schreiber, Hugh Watkins, Joaquin F Vinals, Edward J Shuster, Thomas J O Rourke, Myrna L Hagedorn, Philip Klemarczyk: Bridged ketones and process for preparing same. International Flavors & Fragrances, Arthur L Liberman, February 10, 1981: US04250338 (12 worldwide citation)

Described are compounds covered by the generic structure; ##STR1## where one, two or all of R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 are the same or different and each represents hydrogen or lower alkyl of from 1 up to 3 carbon atoms; a process for preparing same using compounds having the generic structure; ## ...


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Mark A Sprecker, James M Sanders, William L Schreiber, Hugh Watkins, Joaquin F Vinals, Edward J Shuster, Thomas J O Rourke, Myrna L Hagedorn, Philip Klemarczyk: Tetraalkyl substituted tricyclic ketone. International Flavors & Fragrances, Arthur L Liberman, November 17, 1981: US04301302 (6 worldwide citation)

Described is the compound having the structure: ##STR1## which is used as an intermediate in preparing compounds having organoleptic properties for augmenting or enhancing the aroma or taste of consumable materials, which compounds have the structures: ##STR2##


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Sam K Harwell, Thomas J O Rourke: Foam dart and shield combination. Kidpower, Wood Phillips VanSanten Hoffman & Ertel, June 14, 1994: US05320359 (5 worldwide citation)

A novel recreational game includes in combination a shield and a dart both including one-half of a structure for retaining the dart on the shield when the dart is thrown towards the shield. The dart is provided with an enlarged front head with an impact surface. The enlarged front head is weighted r ...


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James Jaffe, Thomas J O Rourke, Arthur S Chu: Fluid bed heat recovery apparatus. Allied Chemical Corporation, Alan M Doernberg, Jay P Friedenson, June 12, 1979: US04158036 (4 worldwide citation)

A fluid bed reactor including a first, upstream reaction zone having a fluidized bed of particles and a second, downstream heat recovery zone having a fluidized bed of particles. The reactor is designed adjacent the heat recovery zone to withdraw heat from the heat recovery zone at a temperature low ...


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Thomas J O Rourke: Bi-directional propulsion caster. James Patrick O Rourke, Shane Cortesi, October 30, 2012: US08297630 (3 worldwide citation)

A bidirectional propulsion caster assembly is disclosed for enabling a rider to generate bi-directional motion from a ride-on device. A mounting bracket is attachable to the bottom of the device and defines a pivot axis extending in a generally transverse direction across the bottom of the device. A ...


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Mark A Sprecker, James M Sanders, William L Schreiber, Hugh Watkins, Joaquin F Vinals, Edward J Shuster, Thomas J O Rourke, Myrna L Hagedorn, Philip Klemarczyk: Process for using bridged ketones in augmenting or enhancing the organoleptic properties of consumable materials. International Flavors & Fragrances, Arthur L Liberman, October 6, 1981: US04293453 (2 worldwide citation)

Described are compounds covered by the generic structure: ##STR1## where one, two or all of R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 are the same or different and each represents hydrogen or lower alkyl of from 1 up to 3 carbon atoms; a process for preparing same using compounds having the generic structure: ## ...


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Mark A Sprecker, James M Sanders, William L Schreiber, Hugh Watkins, Joaquin F Vinals, Edward J Shuster, Thomas J O Rourke, Myrna L Hagedorn, Philip Klemarczyk: Use of certain bridged ketones in augmenting or enhancing the organoleptic properties of smoking tobacco. International Flavors & Fragrances, Arthur L Liberman, August 25, 1981: US04285349 (2 worldwide citation)

Described in a process for augmenting or enhancing the aroma or taste of a smoking tobacco comprising the step of adding to a smoking tobacco an aroma or taste augmenting or enhancing quantity of at least one tricyclic ketone having the structure: ##STR1## wherein R.sub.1, R.sub.2 and R.sub.3 are th ...