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John H Senter: Protective device for billfolds and wallets. December 10, 1991: US05070581 (12 worldwide citation)

A security device comprising a close-link chain with a lock ring permanently joined to one end for the formation of a bridle in which the centerfold of a billfold or wallet is confined. The other end of the chain is permanently joined to a second lock ring of greater diameter which is removably conn ...


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William H Sullivan: Locking clips for security wallets and the like. Bruno J Verbeck, Michael L Slonecker, December 9, 1980: US04237583 (12 worldwide citation)

A security wallet be attached to the waistband of a person's garment for disposition between the person's body and the garment is securely but detachably mounted to the waistband by a locking device comprising an inverted U-shaped clip, at least one latch member on said clip interiorly thereof havin ...


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Gaines Alvin M: Magnetic closure. Henry Patrick F, July 9, 1974: US3822906 (12 worldwide citation)

A magnetic closure for keycases, pocketbooks, wallets, and other containers which provides positive opening as well as a closing by means of magnets with respective North and South poles so positioned as to bring opposite poles into proximity for positive closing and like poles into proximity for op ...


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Sameer Badaskar: Voice-based media searching. Apple, Morrison & Foerster, January 17, 2017: US09547647 (11 worldwide citation)

Methods and systems for searching for media items using a voice-based digital assistant are described. Natural language text strings corresponding to search queries are provided. The search queries include query terms. The text strings may correspond to speech inputs input by a user into an electron ...


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Blake A Jones, George R Cameron, Eric E Lowe: Scalable resource allocation. Oracle America, Osha ยท Liang, February 28, 2012: US08127295 (11 worldwide citation)

A device, system, and method are directed towards managing limited resources in a computer system with multiple processing units. Each processing unit has a corresponding bucket. Each thread executing on a processing unit has a corresponding wallet. Buckets and wallets contain credits corresponding ...


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Yacov Yacobi, Paul England: System and method for flexible micropayment of low value electronic assets. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, March 28, 2006: US07020638 (11 worldwide citation)

An electronic asset system mints a stick of electronic assets that can be spent by the user with multiple vendors. Assets sticks are issued anonymously or non-anonymously in a way without requiring dedication to a particular vendor, hence allowing the user to spend one or more assets from the stick ...


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Fred G Geiger: Display stand. Amity Leather Products Company, James E Nilles, November 30, 1976: US03994460 (11 worldwide citation)

A one-piece decorative display stand intended for use in displaying a variety of alternative types of merchandise items such as billfolds or the like in any number of generally vertically upstanding positions such that the item displayed is presented in an attractive manner to consumers. The display ...


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Elmer A Wessel: Ball and bat carrier. Industrial Machine Specialties, Vincent L Carney, June 17, 1986: US04595226 (10 worldwide citation)

To permit ready transportation of equipment for a baseball game to the field and hold it in ready condition during a game, a ball and bat carrier has a wire frame with: (a) an enclosed general storage area centrally located; (b) ball holders on either end of the enclosed general storage area; (c) a ...


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Gregory G Raleigh, Jose Tellado, Jeffrey Green, James Lavine, Justin James, Laurent An Minh Nguyen, Russell Bertrand Carter III: Service plan design, user interfaces, application programming interfaces, and device management. Headwater Partners I, James E Harris, January 31, 2017: US09557889 (9 worldwide citation)

Disclosed herein are methods, systems, and apparatuses to enable subscribers of mobile wireless communication devices to view, research, select and customize service plans; to create and manage device groups, share and set permission controls for service plans among devices in device groups; to mana ...


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Chip E Thomson, Glen E Clifton, Michael C Lah, Lauren S Brenneman, Joseph B Wieck: Devices for holding paper, cards, and wallets. beza, Fulbright & Jaworski L, October 17, 2006: US07120970 (9 worldwide citation)

Devices for holding paper, cards, and/or wallets. One device has a clip with two ends and a leverage bump; and an arm pivotally coupled to each end. One of the arms contacts the leverage bump when the clip is opened. Another device includes a clip having a receiving portion and a holding portion. Th ...