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Use of IBMs Ball Pivoting Algorithm in application

I plan to use the ball pivoting algorithm (US6968299 B1) in a commercial application. Now I'm not sure if I would implement it how it is described in this patent or rather from another source (book, ...
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Online Advertisement - CAPTCHA test including an advertisement (IBM) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST

AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON implementing a CAPTCHA test based on an advertisement - This application from IBM seeks to patent the idea of...Providing a CAPTCHA test which includes an advertisement and a ...
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Prioritizing search results - Ranking search results based on content creation trends (IBM) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST

AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON prioritizing search results based on content creation trends of terms in the search results - This application from IBM seeks to patent the idea of...Receiving search results in ...
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Visualizing total order relation of nodes in a structured document (IBM) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST

Visualizing total order relation of nodes in a structured document IBM prior request for http://www.google.com/patents/US20120137209 Claim 1: A method, system, and a computer readable storage ...
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Voice comment dictation and playback for source code - Patent App - PRIOR ART REQUEST

IBM seeks to patent the idea of adding comments in the form of voice annotations to source code. It further seeks to specifically patent the ideas of organizing the annotations by the structure of the ...
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Cloud Computing - Suggesting customers migrate to the cloud (IBM) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST

AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON suggesting customer migrate to the Cloud - This application from IBM seeks to patent the idea of...Suggesting customers use a cloud computer infrastructure...! 10 minutes of ...
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Virtual Shopping Cart - Collaborative shopping using shared virtual shopping cart (IBM) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST

This Patent Application received a non-final rejection by the US Patent Office! An initial rejection is part of the typical course of a patent application. The rejection was based in part on prior ...
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Cloud storage - Transferring data to server based on travel plans of a user (IBM) - Patent Application - PRIOR ART REQUEST

AN OVERBROAD PATENT ON transferring data to a server based on user travel plans - This application from IBM seeks to patent the idea of...transferring data in cloud storage system from a data server ...
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Prior art of performance monitoring using software to build schedulers?

Relates to Patent Application 20090055833 - "System and Method for performance monitoring." I come with two questions; First, it would seem to me substantial prior art exists to 1994. However, this ...
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Laptop with extendable USB-powered I/O device

Re: US20080316176 A1 Is this invention novel and patentable? 1. A laptop computer system having an extended touchpad functionality, the system comprising: a base having a media bay, the base ...
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Why did IBM buy patent (6,904,428) about an “intranet mediator”?

From what I see, US patent 6,904,428 (by the Illinois Institute of Technology) is a search algorithm process. Any ideas why IBM thought they needed it? An intranet mediator for obtaining direct ...
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