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Alan S Fisher, Samuel Jerrold Kaplan: Method and system for processing and transmitting electronic auction information. Onsale, Adam H Crosby Heafey Roach & May Tachner, November 10, 1998: US05835896 (1013 worldwide citation)

A system and method for conducting a multi-person, interactive auction, in a variety of formats, without using a human auctioneer to conduct the auction. The system is preferably implemented in software. The system allows a group of bidders to interactively place bids over a computer or communicatio ...


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Christopher Stauber, Jesse Ambrose, Thomas M Rothwein: Application instantiation based upon attributes and values stored in a meta data repository, including tiering of application layers objects and components. Siebel Systems, James Soong, Perkins Coie, June 3, 2003: US06574635 (1011 worldwide citation)

Instantiation of tiered software applications running on an Internet or Intranet computer system, including a method of instantiation and a program product for instantiation. The method, and program product are particularly useful in instantiation of multi-tiered applications having a user interface ...


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Jesse Ambrose, Thomas M Rothwein, Klaus W Strobel: Development tool, method, and system for client server applications. Siebel Systems, James Soong, Perkins Coie, April 22, 2003: US06553563 (1008 worldwide citation)

A software development method and system having a suite of graphical customization tools that enables developers to rapidly configure all aspects of the underlying application software, including the look-and-feel, behavior, and workflow. This is accomplished without modifying application source cod ...


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Victor H Shear: Database usage metering and protection system and method. Personal Library Software, Nixon & Vanderhye, May 2, 1989: US04827508 (1001 worldwide citation)

A "return on investment" digital database usage metering, billing, and security system includes a hardware device which is plugged into a computer system bus (or into a serial or other functionally adequate connector) and a software program system resident in the hardware device. One or more databas ...


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Victor H Shear, David M Van Wie, Robert P Weber: Systems and methods for matching, selecting, narrowcasting, and/or classifying based on rights management and/or other information. InterTrust Technologies Corporation, Finnegan Henderson Farabow Garrett & Dunner L, August 29, 2000: US06112181 (999 worldwide citation)

Rights management information is used at least in part in a matching, narrowcasting, classifying and/or selecting process. A matching and classification utility system comprising a kind of Commerce Utility System is used to perform the matching, narrowcasting, classifying and/or selecting. The match ...


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Gregor Freund: System and methodology for managing internet access on a per application basis for client computers connected to the internet. Zone Labs, John A Smart, November 16, 1999: US05987611 (975 worldwide citation)

A computing environment with methods for monitoring access to an open network, such as a WAN or the Internet, is described. The system includes one or more clients, each operating applications or processes (e.g., Netscape Navigator.TM. or Microsoft Internet Explorer.TM. browser software) requiring I ...


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James R Mault, Noel Johnson, John Sanderson: Physiological monitor and associated computation, display and communication unit. Healthetech, Cooley Godward, September 14, 2004: US06790178 (970 worldwide citation)

Various physiological monitor modules are provided for use with computing devices such as personal digital assistants (PDAs). In some embodiments, the personal digital assistant provides the controls, display, and processing circuitry for the physiological monitor module. The personal digital assist ...


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John S Hendricks, Alfred E Bonner: Network controller for cable television delivery systems. Discovery Communications, Dorsey & Whitney P L, February 4, 1997: US05600364 (952 worldwide citation)

A novel network controller for use with a digital cable headend capable of monitoring and controlling set top terminals in a television program delivery system is described. The invention relates to methods and apparatus for a network controller that manages a configuration of set top terminals in a ...


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Ernst Katchour, Shankar S Nathan: Methods and apparatus for enabling keyboard accelerators in applications implemented via a browser. Siebel Systems, James W Soong, Siebel Systems, April 20, 2004: US06724399 (936 worldwide citation)

Methods, apparatus, and articles of manufacture for enabling keyboard accelerators in software applications implemented via a browser application are disclosed herein. Keyboard accelerators are enabled by intercepting keyboard data before it can be utilized by the browser application for its own pur ...