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Mark J Stefik, Peter L T Pirolli: System for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets. Contentguard Holdings, Xerox Corporation, Marc S Kaufman, Nixon Peabody, May 22, 2001: US06236971 (407 worldwide citation)

A system for controlling the distribution and use of digital works using digital tickets. In the present invention, a “digital ticket” is used to entitle the ticket holder to exercise some usage right with respect to a digital work. Usage rights are used to define how a digital work may be used or d ...


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George E Nelson: Renewable option accounting and marketing system. Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, April 18, 1989: US04823265 (399 worldwide citation)

A system and method for processing transactions in renewable options in stocks or other securities. The system provides means for entry of customer data and renewable option transaction data, means for processing the data, and means for storing the data. Included in the transaction data is data rega ...


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Ed Anuff, John Dean Taylor, Miles Chaston, David MacLeod, Peter Leiser, Oliver Muoto, Seth Ladygo, Brian Slesinsky, Terry Joyce: Portal server that provides a customizable user Interface for access to computer networks. Epicentric, Swidler Berlin Shereff Friedman, December 4, 2001: US06327628 (398 worldwide citation)

A portal server presents an HTML page that comprises a plurality of modules that are formatted in a predetermined layout. Each module represents a network resource that can be accessed by a user through the portal. Some of the modules can be user-selectable, whereas others may be mandatory elements ...


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Jay S Walker, T Scott Case, James A Jorasch, Thomas M Sparico: Method, apparatus, and program for pricing, selling, and exercising options to purchase airline tickets. Walker Asset Management Partnership, Jeffrey L Brandt, Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto, August 18, 1998: US05797127 (380 worldwide citation)

An apparatus, method, and program for determining a price of an option to purchase an airline ticket, and for facilitating the sale and exercise of those options. By purchasing an option, a customer can lock in a specified airfare without tying up his money and without risking the loss of the ticket ...


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Charles A Walton: Exercising system with electronic inertial game playing. November 23, 1999: US05989157 (329 worldwide citation)

An exercise and game playing system combined, forming a method in which the user gets large muscle physical exercise while at the same time is challenged with game play. There is a torso and limb mounted electronic section incorporating accelerometers, strain gauges, and other instruments, and a mic ...


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James L McIntosh: Computer controlled exercise system. Sheridan Ross & McIntosh, June 19, 1990: US04934694 (325 worldwide citation)

A DC motor is connected to a driveshaft the rotation of which is directly coupled to movement of an exercise member. The DC motor is operated in the current control mode wherein current direction and value through the winding of the motor determines its torque. An encoder is connected to the shaft o ...


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Thomas F Braeunig: Body-mounted video game exercise device. May 15, 1990: US04925189 (322 worldwide citation)

A video game controller which attaches to the user's upper body allowing the user to play a video game by leaning the upper body in any direction, simulating the movement of a joystick. The controller attaches to the user's upper back with an arrangement of straps and buckles. The tilt of the user's ...


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Alfred Thomas, Benjamin T Gomez, Robert J Wilson Jr, Roger A Delott: Bonus game for a gaming machine. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, November 27, 2001: US06322309 (305 worldwide citation)

A bonus game for a slot machine operable in a basic mode and a bonus mode. The bonus game is entered upon the occurrence of a special start-bonus game outcome in the basic mode. In the bonus game, a player selects, one at a time, from an array of windows each associated with a bonus game outcome. Cr ...


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J Jeffrey Richardson, Ted D Wade: Portable aerobic fitness monitor for walking and running. Living Systems, Jay R Beyer, Stephen C Sheer, November 2, 1999: US05976083 (302 worldwide citation)

A personal fitness monitoring device and a method for assessing the fitness of an individual as the individual exercises includes using a pedometer to determine and output data representing the locomotion of the individual. A heart rate monitor determines and outputs data representing the heart rate ...


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Chi Hsueh Hsu, Chih Yes Shyu, Jong Yes Shyu: Running machine. Morton J Rosenberg, David I Klein, January 31, 1995: US05385519 (302 worldwide citation)

A running machine is provided. The machine includes a base consisting of a flat upper plate and flat lower plate, a plurality of roller shafts provided laterally and spaced above the upper plate. An endless belt moves around the roller shafts by means of a motor. Four lifts are provided between the ...



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