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Chris Blackburn
Rory Lee Block, Christopher W Blackburn, Chih Hui Jan, Erhard Walter Rathsack, Richard T Schwartz, James P Simmermon, Terry Dean Warkentin: Player Identification Feature for Restricted-Access Wagering Games. Nixon Peabody, November 8, 2007: US20070259714-A1

A restricted-access progressive game is accessed only by a single player or a select group of players. The invention includes a method of operating a wagering game that comprises conducting the wagering game at a gaming terminal (10) that is capable of providing access to the restricted-access progr ...


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Chris Blackburn
Rory Lee Block, Christopher W Blackburn, Chih Hui Jan, Erhard Walter Rathsack, Richard T Schwartz, James P Simmermon, Terry Dean Warkentin: Gaming network for use in a restricted-access progressive game. Wms Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist PC, March 15, 2007: US20070060319-A1

A gaming system for playing a restricted-access progressive game comprises a database containing data, including a list of players having access to the restricted-access progressive game. The system includes a gaming terminal with a connection port for coupling the gaming terminal to the data-base. ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmidt, June 25, 1996: US05529235 (786 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, July 16, 1996: US05535937 (679 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, October 8, 1996: US05562239 (660 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for sensing the firing of a staple cartridge inserted into an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. The stapling instrument includes a magnetic sensing device arranged to sense the advancement of a knife or staple driver.


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, Susan M Schmitt, July 16, 1996: US05535934 (660 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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William Reid Carlisle, Lydia Anne Curtis, Kathleen M Murphy, Richard John Skibo: Smart card with multiple charge accounts and product item tables designating the account to debit. Lucent Technologies, Steven R Bartholomew, July 15, 1997: US05649118 (559 worldwide citation)

Systems and methods are disclosed wherein a single set of consumer items may be purchased by debiting any of a plurality of accounts stored on a smart card. According to an embodiment disclosed herein, a point-of-sale terminal includes a terminal processor, an item identification device, a terminal ...


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Boiarski Anthony A, Byrne Mark T, Williamson Warren P: Identification device for surgical instrument.. Ethicon Endo Surgery, November 2, 1995: EP0679367-A2 (484 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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Anthony A Boiarski, Mark T Byrne, Warren P Williamson: Identification device for surgical instrument. Ethicon Endo Surgery, December 2, 1997: US05693042 (455 worldwide citation)

A device is provided for identifying certain characteristics of an end piece or end effector of a surgical instrument. A preferred embodiment provides a surgical stapling instrument having an electrical circuit contained on the stapling cartridge which is capable of indicating cartridge type and/or ...


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David Domnitz: Apparatus and method for delivering information to an individual based on location and/or time. John C Smith, June 28, 2005: US06912398 (415 worldwide citation)

A time/location information delivery system that provides focused advertising and/or other information to individuals based on the time and their location. A wireless identification device is carried by an individual and can be read from or written to when the individual passes by interrogators in a ...