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Craig Allen
David John Humanchuk, Craig Allen Bielek, Robert Alan Brittingham, James Tyson Balkcum, Andrew Jones Jr: Second stage turbine bucket airfoil. General Electric Company, Nixon & Vanderhye, February 3, 2004: US06685434 (37 worldwide citation)


The second stage buckets have airfoil profiles substantially in accordance with Cartesian coordinate values of X, Y and Z set forth Table I wherein X and Y values are in inches and the Z value is non-dimensional along the bucket centerline coincident with a turbine radius and convertible to a Z dist ...


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Katherina Babich
Marie Angelopoulos, Katherina E Babich, David R Medeiros, Wayne M Moreau: Multifunctional polymeric materials and use thereof. International Business Machines Corporation, Daniel P Morris, Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, February 3, 2004: US06686124 (21 worldwide citation)


A multifunctional polymer comprising a polymeric chain having chromophore groups and cross-linking sites is suitable as a resist material and especially as the underlayer for bilayer and top surface imaging strategies. The multifunctional polymer can function as an antireflective coating, planarizin ...


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Steven Jobs
Steven P Jobs, Donald J Lindsay, Tim Wasko: Method and system for providing an embedded application toolbar. Apple Computer, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, February 3, 2004: US06686938 (94 worldwide citation)


A method and system for providing menu tools directly from an operating system includes a computer system having a user interface including a display, a cursor, and a cursor control device, and an operating system. Menu tools are provided to one or more application windows. A menu item associated wi ...


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Ronald J Lebel, Varaz Shahmirian, Sam W Bowman IV, Timothy J Starkweather, Philip T Weiss, Robert C Dennard, John T Armstrong, John D Richert: Ambulatory medical apparatus and method using a robust communication protocol. Medtronic Minimed, Foley & Lardner, February 3, 2004: US06687546 (594 worldwide citation)


An implanted medical device (e.g. infusion pump) and external device communicate with one another via telemetry wherein messages are transmitted under a robust communication protocol. The communication protocol gives enhanced assurance concerning the integrity of messages that impact medical operati ...


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J Christopher Flaherty, Joshua Makower, Philip C Evard, Patrick E MacAulay, Jason B Whitt, Robert C Colloton, K Angela Macfarlane: Systems and methods for delivering drugs to selected locations within the body. Transvascular, William A English, Cohen and Sakaguchi, February 3, 2004: US06685648 (360 worldwide citation)


A method is provided for delivering a drug to a selected tissue region within a patient's body with a catheter having a deployable puncturing element, a drug delivery element and an orientation element on a distal portion thereof. The distal portion of the catheter is percutaneously introduced ...


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Jeffrey S Lockwood, Robert Petrosenko, James Robert Risk Jr: Vacuum therapy and cleansing dressing for wounds. Hill Rom Services, Barnes & Thornburg, February 3, 2004: US06685681 (340 worldwide citation)


A bandage for use with a vacuum source includes a wound dressing member to be placed in contact with a wound surface and a suction port associated with the wound dressing member. The member is configured with spacers contacting the wound surface to define suction space between the member and the wou ...


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Zvika Eintracht, Alexander Ovsiankin, Roman Dementiev, Gil Sideman: Synchronizing/updating local client notes with annotations previously made by other clients in a notes database. Real Time Image, Howard Zaretsky, February 3, 2004: US06687878 (337 worldwide citation)


A system for collaborative document annotation whereby notes (i.e. annotations) associated with a document, such as an image or text document, are stored in a notes database on a central notes server. The documents and associated annotations are treated independently from each other whereby separate ...


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Kristian DiMatteo, Peter Marshall: Implantable prosthetic valve. SciMed Life Systems, Hoffman & Baron, February 3, 2004: US06685739 (314 worldwide citation)


A prosthetic valve for implantation within a fluid conducting lumen within a body includes an elongate generally cylindrical radially collapsible valve body scaffold defining a fluid passageway therethrough for retentive positioning within the lumen. A radially collapsible leaf valve member is suppo ...


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Bin Ma, David B Knowles, Cory S Brown, Drew Murphy, Mark E Thompson: Organic light emitting materials and devices. Universal Display Corporation, The University of Southern California, Kenyon & Kenyon, February 3, 2004: US06687266 (290 worldwide citation)


An organic light emitting device is provided. The device includes an anode, a cathode, and an emissive layer disposed between the anode and the cathode. The emissive layer includes material having the structure:



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