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Michael L Gough, Daniel S Venolia, Thomas S Gilley, Greg M Robbins, Daniel J Hansen Jr, Abhay Oswal, Tommy H Tam: Method and apparatus for displaying an overlay image. Apple Computer, Hickman Beyer & Weaver, June 10, 1997: US05638501 (210 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for providing a translucent overlay image over a base image on the screen of a computer system. The method includes the steps of running an application program on a central processing unit (CPU) of a pen computer system to produce a base image in a screen coupled to the CPU; a ...


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Tommy H Tam, Ricky Mok, Sherman C Luk: On-line appointment system with electronic notifications. March 6, 2007: US07188073 (177 worldwide citation)

Improved approaches to providing on-line appointments over a network are disclosed. The network is, for example, a global computer network such as the Internet. One of the improved approaches provides various notifications to requestors pertaining to appointments with individuals or businesses (e.g. ...


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Tommy H Tam: Method and apparatus for noise filtering for an input device. Apple Computer, Richard C Liu, October 20, 1998: US05825351 (174 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus in an electronically controlled system such as a portable computer are provided for minimizing effects of noise picked up by an input device such as a touch-sensitive capacitive coupling input pad where a conductive stylus may be used on the pad to control the cursor movement ...


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Tommy H Tam, Michael L Gough: Method and apparatus for blending images. Apple Computer, Beyer & Weaver, May 19, 1998: US05754186 (77 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for blending first and second images stored in respective first and second VRAM buffers for production of a combined image on a computer display screen. The method includes storing a first image to be blended in a first VRAM buffer and storing a second image to be blended in a ...


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Tommy H Tam, Ricky Mok, Sherman C Luk: On-line appointment system. S F IP Properties 61, Perkins Coie, September 6, 2011: US08015049 (18 worldwide citation)

Improved approaches for providing on-line appointments over a network are disclosed. The network is, for example, a global computer network such as the Internet. According to one aspect, users are able to schedule appointments over the network by on-line means. The users are typically individuals or ...


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Tommy H Tam, Ricky Mok, Sherman C Luk: On-Line Appointment System. Sadler Breen Morasch & Colby ps, June 17, 2010: US20100153162-A1

Improved approaches for providing on-line appointments over a network are disclosed. The network is, for example, a global computer network such as the Internet. According to one aspect, users are able to schedule appointments over the network by on-line means. The users are typically individuals or ...