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Fred C Thomas III, Yiping Ma: PTFE fiber based liner for flexible high density magnetic media. Iomega Corporation, Woodcock Washburn Kurtz Mackiewicz & Norris, November 13, 2001: US06317292 (3 worldwide citation)


A disk cartridge comprising a rotatable disk having upper and lower surfaces; an outer casing for rotatably housing the disk, the casing comprising upper and lower shells that mate to form the casing, each of the upper and lower shells having an inner surface disposed in facing relation to a respect ...


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Michael P Whitman: Stapling device for use with an electromechanical driver device for use with anastomosing, stapling, and resecting instruments. Powermed, Dann Dorfman Herrell & Skillman P C, November 13, 2001: US06315184 (626 worldwide citation)


A stapling device for use as an attachment to an electromechanical device driver comprises an upper jaw and a lower jaw, the upper jaw having staple guides corresponding to one or more staples in a removable staple tray disposed within a lower jaw, whereby a wedge having a threaded bore travels upon ...


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Lawrence E DeMar, Erica Frohm, William A Grupp, Joel R Jaffe, Scott Slomiany, Robert J Wilson Jr, Alfred Thomas: Gaming machines with board game theme. WMS Gaming, Jenkens & Gilchrist, November 13, 2001: US06315660 (568 worldwide citation)


Gaming machines are disclosed having a basic mode defining a plurality of reels and a bonus mode defining a plurality of stations about a game board (e.g., MONOPOLY board) traversable by a token identifier. The disclosure describes a plurality of play features for the basic and/or bonus modes includ ...


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Andrew Ernest Fano: System, method and article of manufacture for location-based filtering for shopping agent in the physical world. Accenture Properties, Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione, November 13, 2001: US06317718 (523 worldwide citation)


An agent based system utilizes a Personal Digital Assistant (PDA)-based, Global Positioning System (GPS)-enabled information gathering agent to create a customized offer information summary based on the location of a user and one or more items of interest. One or more items of interest are obtained ...


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William E Gossman, Peter J Hartmaier: System and method for providing data to a wireless device upon detection of activity of the device on a wireless network. Openwave Technologies, Fulbright & Jaworski L, November 13, 2001: US06317594 (450 worldwide citation)


A system and method of for exchanging information between a wireless network and an external system is disclosed. The wireless network detects trigger events related to communications with wireless subscribers. Certain event triggers cause the wireless system to create a message and to send that mes ...


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Robert M Fries: Interactive entertainment and information system using television set-top box. Microsoft Corporation, Michalik & Wylie PLLC, November 13, 2001: US06317885 (445 worldwide citation)


An interactive entertainment and information system using a television set-top box, wherein pages of information are periodically provided to the set-top box for user interaction therewith. The pages include associated meta-data defining active locations on each page. When a page is displayed, the u ...


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Jennifer A Jacobi, Eric A Benson, Gregory D Linden: Use of electronic shopping carts to generate personal recommendations. Amazon com, Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear, November 13, 2001: US06317722 (413 worldwide citation)


A computer-implemented service recommends products or other items to a user based on a set of items known to be of interest to the user, such as a set of items currently in the user's electronic shopping cart. In one embodiment, the service identifies items that are currently in the user's ...


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Hisao Nishikawa, Kouichi Sonoda, Masao Takinami, Naoki Morikawa: Assembly having lancet and means for collecting and detecting body fluid. Terumo Kabushiki Kaisha, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 13, 2001: US06315738 (393 worldwide citation)


An assembly to be detachably mounted on a body fluid monitoring system is provided. The assembly has a lancet and a device for collecting and detecting a body fluid. The lancet has a puncture needle. In this assembly, the puncture needle is maintained in sterilized conditions until its use, and the ...


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R Raymond May: Systems, methods and computer program products for monitoring credit risks in electronic trading systems. Blackbird Holdings, Alston & Bird, November 13, 2001: US06317727 (393 worldwide citation)


A credit monitoring system in an electronic trading system forms a complex check to determine if two particular counterparties will except each other for a particular trade based upon their respective predefined credit preferences. In accordance with an embodiment, credit preferences imputed by each ...


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Anthony J Baerlocher, Cari L Blomquist, Lance R Peterson: Gaming device having an indicator selection with probability-based outcome. IGT, Bell Boyd & Lloyd, November 13, 2001: US06315664 (389 worldwide citation)


The present invention relates to a bonus scheme for a gaming device which presents a plurality of indicators to the player. Each indicator may be a success indicator or a failure indicator based on a pre-determined probability. Upon or prior to the selection of the indicator, the processor in the ga ...



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