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Peter Garrett Bianco, William Taylor Boon, Robert Brewster Sterling, Karl Roger Ware: System, method and computer program product for allowing access to enterprise resources using biometric devices. BioNetrix Systems Corporation, Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P L L C, July 3, 2001: US06256737 (332 worldwide citation)

A system, method and computer program product that utilizes biometric measurements for the authentication of users to enterprise resources. The system includes a biometric server that stores the engine and collections of data required by the system to authenticate users. In the present invention, it ...


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Rudolph Peters, William Taylor: Sternum stapling apparatus. Harris Zimmerman, November 17, 1992: US05163598 (285 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for stapling together adjacent bone tissue, such as a severed sternum, includes a staple applying tool adapted to drive each leg of a two-legged staple through a respective portion of the bone tissue. The tool includes a distal shoe having a staple forming anvil, the shoe bein ...


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Michael K Brown, Mohammad Kheiri, D Glenn Purcell, William Taylor, Robert Whitson: Lancet assembly. Miles, Roger N Coe, February 5, 1991: US04990154 (244 worldwide citation)

A lancet assembly includes a reusable base unit that defines a handle for a lancet assembly and houses a biasing mechanism for driving a lancet into the finger of a user. The base unit includes a spring biased hammer that once cocked, can be released to drive a lancet. A lancet is included in a disp ...


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Rudolph Peters, Ronald Peters, William Taylor: Automatic hemostatic clip applier. Edward Weck & Co, Harris Zimmerman, Howard Cohen, December 15, 1987: US04712549 (217 worldwide citation)

A tool for storing dispensing, and applying hemostatic clips includes a shell-like housing, and a pair of ring-handle actuating levers extending therefrom. An elongated dispensing and applying portion extends longitudinally from the housing, and includes a jaw strut extending fixedly from the housin ...


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Michael K Brown, Mohammed Kheiri, D Glenn Purcell, William Taylor, Robert Whitson: Lancet assembly. Miles, Roger N Coe, December 24, 1991: US05074872 (210 worldwide citation)

A lancet assembly includes a reusable base unit that defines a handle for a lancet assembly and houses a biasing mechanism for driving a lancet into the finger of a user. The base unit includes a spring biased hammer that once cocked, can be released to drive a lancet. A lancet is included in a disp ...


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Rudolph Peters, Ronald Peters, William Taylor: Automatic hemostatic clip applier. Edward Weck Incorporated, Harris Zimmerman, September 10, 1991: US05047038 (185 worldwide citation)

A tool for storing dispensing, and applying hemostatic clips includes a shell-like housing, and a pair of ring-handle actuating levers extending therefrom. An elongated dispensing and applying portion extends longitudinally from the housing, and includes a jaw strut extending fixedly from the housin ...


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Ronald L Peters, Rudolph Peters, William Taylor: Method and apparatus for storing, dispensing and applying surgical staples. Edward Weck & Co, Harris Zimmerman, August 28, 1990: US04951860 (176 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing, dispensing, and applying surgical staples includes a pistol-like tool having a handle portion with a manually movable trigger lever, and a rotatable barrel portion with a staple track for storing staples in parallel, stacked, column fashion, the axis of the column ...


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Rudolph Peters, Ronald L Peters, William Taylor: Method and apparatus for storing, dispensing, and applying surgical staples. Edward Weck & Company, Harris Zimmerman, Howard Cohen, February 28, 1989: US04807628 (105 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for storing and automatically dispensing and applying surgical staples in serial fashion includes a pistol-like tool having means for storing a large plurality of staples in parallel, stacked column fashion aligned along the longitudinal (barrel) axis of the tool. A form tool ...


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Rudolph Peters, Ronald L Peters, William Taylor: Automatic hemoclip applier. Edward Weck & Co, Harris Zimmerman, Howard Cohen, March 3, 1987: US04646740 (100 worldwide citation)

A device for applying a plurality of hemoclips to blood vessels and the like includes a longitudinally disposed frame having a pistol grip and an opposed trigger lever extending from the proximal end thereof. A narrow, internal passageway extends the length of the frame, from a loading opening at th ...


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Edwin Julius Braun, Michael Stephen Lane, Henry August Meise Jr, George William Taylor: Telephone switching system having automated call hold facilities. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, David H Tannenbaum, May 10, 1977: US04022983 (100 worldwide citation)

A wired logic PBX switching system is disclosed in which a camp-on circuit is used to provide automated call hold service. A station user places an existing call on hold by flashing the station switchhook contacts and dialing a predetermined code. The dialing of the code disconnects the station from ...