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William T Walker: Global positioning system hardware key for software licenses. Avaya Technology, Sheridan Ross P C, September 18, 2007: US07272500 (32 worldwide citation)

A system for validating a license to use a computational component, comprising (a) a GPS module 108 to determine one or more of GPS timing information and a geographic location of at least one of the computational component 400 and a key device 100 in communication with the computational component 4 ...


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Raymond E Pickering, Patricia E Waitkus, Delmar R Parsons, Lincoln Soule, William T Walker, Robert E Bedaw: Method and apparatus for the aqueous cleaning of populated printed circuit boards. Digital Equipment Corporation, Cesari & McKenna, July 14, 1992: US05129956 (27 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for the aqueous cleaning of a printed circuit board having surface mounted components assembled thereon. The invention involves a heated aqueous solution sprayed under high pressure through a helically-vaned nozzle that is moving rotationally about the plane of a moving printe ...


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William T Walker: Safety gas can with plural, nestable dispensing means. Leonard Bloom, February 3, 1987: US04640446 (22 worldwide citation)

A gas can has first and second removable fuel outlets or dispensing tubes, one of which is nestable within the other during storage. One of the dispensing tubes consistutes a pour spout, while the other dispensing tube constitutes a fuel line coupling member. The can is configured with an ergometric ...


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Robert J Serkowski, William T Walker: License file serial number tracking. Avaya Technology, Sheridan Ross P C, June 5, 2007: US07228567 (20 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring licensing eligibility of a computational component, the computational component being associated with a unique identifier, is provided. The system comprises (i) an input and/or interface 120 operable to receive a request to authorize operation of at least part of the computat ...


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Robert J Serkowski, William T Walker: Licensing duplicated systems. Avaya Technology, Sheridan Ross P C, May 8, 2007: US07216363 (20 worldwide citation)

The present invention is directed to a system, comprising: (i) first and second computational components 102a and b having, respectively, first and second unique identifiers; (ii) a license file 112 comprising third and fourth identifiers 212a and b respectively associated with the first and second ...


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William T Walker: Floatable drain plug. Leonard Bloom, June 5, 1990: US04930657 (19 worldwide citation)

A drain plug, which has a hollow cylindrical body, an expander assembly within the body and a manually manipulatable handle, is fabricated of a material such that the drain plug floats. The handle is connected to the expander assembly and when the handle is moved in a cam or rotational movement, the ...


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William T Walker: Method and apparatus for controlling data and software access. Avaya Technology, Sheridan Ross P C, May 13, 2008: US07373657 (18 worldwide citation)

A proximity based computer access system is provided. According to the invention, a local key associated with a workstation wirelessly communicates with a local key which is associated with a user. If the user, and remote key, are outside of a preset radius of the workstation, access to the workstat ...


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William T Walker, Bruce G Lieou, Mary K Lourenco, Robert J Serkowski, Leslie Levy: Remote feature activator feature extraction. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, March 16, 2010: US07681245 (17 worldwide citation)

A database record controls a license to use a computational component. An input receives an order identifier associated with an order related to a computational component and an interface retrieves order information associated with the identifier. The order information comprises at least one materia ...


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Bruce P Mazza, William T Walker: Generation of enterprise-wide licenses in a customer environment. Avaya, Sheridan Ross P C, July 24, 2012: US08229858 (15 worldwide citation)

An enterprise licensing system is provided that includes a licensing agent 172 operable to (a) provide a customer with a first set of enterprise licensable features and/or capacities and a second set of non-enterprise licensable features and/or capacities, with the enterprise licensable features and ...


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William T Walker: Tie-down device for cargo and the like. Leonard Bloom, November 3, 1992: US05159729 (15 worldwide citation)

A tie-down device for securing and holding down cargo and the like. The device includes a turnbuckle. A strap is provided having a first end and a second end that are secured to the turnbuckle, so as to loop back on itself and defining a loose strap and a stationary strap. A first hook is carried by ...