Patents by Inventor Alan Z. Puszman

Alan Z. Puszman has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 4041952
    Abstract: An electrosurgical forceps including a switching member disposed on only one tine thereof where the switching member may be disposed on the outside of the tine to permit operation thereof independent of the closing of the forceps or where the switching member is disposed on the inside of the tine such that the electrical contacts thereof are provided with an electrically insulative covering. There are also provided unique circuit paths on the tines whereby the forceps may be operated in either a monopolar mode with or without switching or a bipolar mode with or without switching. Also disclosed is a spacer for separating the tines and a removable sleeve which snaps over the spacer to hold the tines in place. Further, there is disclosed a double molding method for constructing an electrosurgical forceps or the like.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 1976
    Date of Patent: August 16, 1977
    Assignee: Valleylab, Inc.
    Inventors: Charles F. Morrison, Jr., Alan Z. Puszman
  • Patent number: D287879
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 10, 1984
    Date of Patent: January 20, 1987
    Assignee: Valleylab, Inc.
    Inventors: Charles R. Braxton, Alan Z. Puszman, William A. Johnk