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United
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Patent

Patent Date
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Number
Patent

4499568
Feb.

12

.1985

FOR THE TELEIMSTRIBUTION OF RECORDED INFORMATION AND SYSTEM FOR PERFORMING TI-US
PROCESS PROCESS
Inventor

2410863 2038147

8/1977 7/1980

France United

Kingdom

OTHER
Funkschau Trotz

PUBLICATIONS
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Geschwindigkeit vol

Jacques ChoisSl

Grensillet 78460

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de Gleiche France Primary

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1977

pp

847851
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ExaminerRobert Agen4
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Attorney 1982

FinnOblon

Spivak

Dec 13

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