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Mary I Frecker, Randy S Haluck, Ryan P Dziedzic, Jeremy R Schadler: Multifunctional tool and method for minimally invasive surgery. The Penn State Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, April 24, 2007: US07208005 (346 worldwide citation)


An apparatus and method for minimally invasive surgery. The apparatus can comprise a tool which includes a multi-functioning end effector for insertion into a patient, a user control adapted for use by the surgeon external of the patient, and an intermediate section between the end effector and the ...


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Randy S Haluck: Laparoscopic surgical instrument and method. The Penn State Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, February 3, 2004: US06685724 (255 worldwide citation)


A surgical instrument is provided for use in performing endoscopic procedures having a handle and an elongate tubular member having a proximal end coupled with the handle for being disposed externally of the anatomical cavity and a distal end for being disposed within the anatomical cavity. The dist ...


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William C Black, Bodhisattva Das, Marwan M Hassoun, Edward K F Lee: Nonvolatile programmable logic devices. Iowa State University Research Foundation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, April 1, 2003: US06542000 (127 worldwide citation)


In this invention, three schemes of nonvolatile FPLD structures are proposed using a latch that has been disclosed herein. In the first proposed scheme the latches, which can be designed using either GMR or SDT devices, will work as interconnects in a conventional Programmable Logic Array (PLA). In ...


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Peter V Boesen: Cellular telephone, personal digital assistant and pager unit. McKee Voorhees & Sease, April 1, 2003: US06542721 (111 worldwide citation)


The handheld personal electronic device has a first body having a display, a second body having a plurality of manual inputs, the second body capable of attachment to the first body, the personal electronic device having an open position wherein the display of the first body and the manual inputs of ...


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Bruce D Melick, David M Snyder, Leslie D Baych: Method for tagged bar code data interchange. Lightwaves Systems, McKee Voorhees & Sease, July 20, 2004: US06764009 (111 worldwide citation)


A method of tagged bar code data interchange includes creating electronic and/or printed documents with tagged bar coded information, capturing and decoding the tagged bar coded information, caching the tagged bar coded information, parsing the bar coded data tags, stripping the data tags, and input ...


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Jeffrey M Birnbach, Serge D Jorgensen: Apparatus, method, and system for remote monitoring of need for assistance based on change in velocity. Locast Corporation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, November 16, 2004: US06819247 (91 worldwide citation)


The present invention is an apparatus, method, and system for remote monitoring of need for assistance based on change in velocity. One aspect of the invention includes a portable unit that may be comfortably wearable, having an intelligent control, and a detector capable of detecting a physical par ...


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Joe P Crookham, Antonio Rivera, Michael B Foster, Ryan A Marsh, Walter R Tippett, Patrick K Cooley: Means and apparatus for control of remote electrical devices. Musco Corporation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, January 20, 2004: US06681110 (83 worldwide citation)


An apparatus to control remote devices or equipment via existing cellular telephone networks. The apparatus receives information from a customer concerning a specific function, which the customer wants to perform at the remote equipment. A Central Control receives this information from the customer ...


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William L Warren, Robert L Parkhill, Robert L Stewart, Anatoly M Kachurin, Robert M Taylor, Kenneth H Church: Architecture tool and methods of use. Sciperio, McKee Voorhees & Sease, December 28, 2010: US07857756 (77 worldwide citation)


The invention provides an apparatus and methods for depositing materials on a substrate, and for performing other selected functions, such as material destruction and removal, temperature control, imaging, detection, therapy and positional and locational control. In various embodiments, the apparatu ...


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Nelson J Ferragut II: Menu-based control system for refrigerator that predicts order and replace dates for filters. Maytag Corporation, McKee Voorhees & Sease, April 6, 2004: US06715302 (70 worldwide citation)


A refrigerator includes a cabinet for enclosing a refrigerating compartment, the cabinet having a door for providing access to the refrigerating compartment, a user interface operatively connected to the cabinet having a display for displaying refrigerator function selections and a plurality of butt ...


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Mary M Hogan: Medical dignity garment. Guided Inspiration, McKee Voorhees & Sease, November 18, 2003: US06647552 (63 worldwide citation)


The invention comprises a medical dignity garment with a body portion with a back panel and opposing front panel, a pair of sleeves attached to the body portion and a flap on one of the front panels moveable between open and closed positions relative to a patient's medical access area. The inve ...



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