Patents by Inventor Alex Soriano

Alex Soriano 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).

  • Publication number: 20200161750
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an implantable electronic device including a housing containing an electrical circuit. The implantable electronic device further includes an antenna assembly coupled to the electrical circuit. The antenna assembly includes an antenna including a dielectric antenna body within which an antenna trace is disposed. Portions of the antenna trace are disposed in offset transverse layers in a non-overlapping arrangement, thereby reducing capacitive coupling between the layers of the antenna trace. In certain implementations, the antenna assembly includes one or more capacitive features that selectively overlap portions of the antenna trace and facilitate tuning of the antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 27, 2020
    Publication date: May 21, 2020
    Applicant: Pacesetter, Inc.
    Inventors: Armando M. Cappa, Jorge N. Amely-Velez, Alan B. Vogel, Wisit Lim, John R. Gonzalez, Alexander Robertson, Alex Soriano, Evan Sheldon, Perry Li, Jeffery Crook
  • Publication number: 20200129763
    Abstract: A biostimulator, such as a leadless cardiac pacemaker, including an electrical feedthrough assembly mounted on a housing, is described. An electronics compartment of the housing can contain an electronics assembly to generate a pacing impulse, and the electrical feedthrough assembly can include an electrode tip to deliver the pacing impulse to a target tissue. A monolithically formed electrode body can have a pin integrated with a cup. The pin can be electrically connected to the electronics assembly, and the cup can be electrically connected to the electrode tip. Accordingly, the biostimulator can transmit the pacing impulse through the monolithic pin and cup to the target tissue. The cup can hold a filler having a therapeutic agent for delivery to the target tissue and may include retention elements for maintaining the filler at a predetermined location within the cup.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 24, 2019
    Publication date: April 30, 2020
    Applicant: Pacesetter, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul Paspa, Thomas B. Eby, Matthew G. Fishler, Carl Lance Boling, Thomas Robert Luhrs, Russell Klehn, Tyler J. Strang, Arees Garabed, Kavous Sahabi, Brett Villavicencio, Wes Alleman, Alex Soriano, Matthew R. Malone, Conor P. Foley
  • Patent number: 10587038
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an implantable electronic device having a housing containing an electrical circuit. The implantable electronic device further includes an antenna assembly coupled to the electrical circuit. The antenna assembly has an antenna with a dielectric antenna body within which an antenna trace is disposed. Portions of the antenna trace are disposed in offset transverse layers in a non-overlapping arrangement, thereby reducing capacitive coupling between the layers of the antenna trace. In certain implementations, the antenna assembly has one or more capacitive features that selectively overlap portions of the antenna trace and facilitate tuning of the antenna.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 10, 2020
    Assignee: Pacesetter, Inc.
    Inventors: Armando M. Cappa, Jorge N. Amely-Velez, Alan B. Vogel, Wisit Lim, John R. Gonzalez, Alexander Robertson, Alex Soriano, Evan Sheldon, Perry Li, Jeffery Crook
  • Patent number: 10206518
    Abstract: A compact jumper for an infant or young child. The compact jumper includes a support frame, at least one resilient member, and a child-receiving apparatus. The support frame is configured for resting on a support surface and the at least one resilient member is coupled to a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is supported by the at least one resilient member, with a collar mounting the resilient member to the child-receiving apparatus, and is guided by a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is movable with respect to the support surface as the child moves and jumps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 19, 2019
    Assignee: KIDS II, INC.
    Inventors: Stephen R. Burns, Alex Soriano, Blake D. Pomeroy, Cary Costello
  • Publication number: 20180168686
    Abstract: Systems and methods are provided for implanting an implantable cardiac monitor. An insertion system includes an implantable cardiac monitor (ICM). An insertion housing comprises a passage extending from a first end of the insertion housing to a second end of the insertion housing. The passage configured to receive the obturator and a receptacle in communication with the passage and an external environment. The receptacle configured to receive the ICM. An obturator is configured to move within the passage when the obturator is moved relative to the insertion housing. The obturator has a channel forming section at a distal end thereof and a motion limiter is provided on at least one of the shaft and the insertion housing.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 21, 2016
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Inventors: Li Jin, Gene A. Bornzin, Zoltan Somogyi, Alex Soriano, Jake Singer, Tejpal Singh, Lisa Weinberg, Wenbo Hou, Julie Prillinger, Armando M. Cappa, Mtich Goodman, Tracee Eidenschink
  • Publication number: 20180131085
    Abstract: Disclosed herein is an implantable electronic device having a housing containing an electrical circuit. The implantable electronic device further includes an antenna assembly coupled to the electrical circuit. The antenna assembly has an antenna with a dielectric antenna body within which an antenna trace is disposed. Portions of the antenna trace are disposed in offset transverse layers in a non-overlapping arrangement, thereby reducing capacitive coupling between the layers of the antenna trace. In certain implementations, the antenna assembly has one or more capacitive features that selectively overlap portions of the antenna trace and facilitate tuning of the antenna.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 26, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Inventors: Armando M. Cappa, Jorge N. Amely-Velez, Alan B. Vogel, Wisit Lim, John R. Gonzalez, Alexander Robertson, Alex Soriano, Evan Sheldon, Perry Li, Jeffery Cook
  • Publication number: 20180042553
    Abstract: A device and method for an implantable cardiac monitor device are provided comprising a device housing having sensing circuits and radio frequency (RF) communications circuits housed within the housing. The device further comprising a tail extension having a proximal end, a distal end, and an extension body extended there between wherein the proximal end is coupled to the housing. The extension body being formed of a flexible material and including at least one conductor that includes a proximal end conductively coupled to the sensing and RF communications circuits. At least a portion of the conductor of the tail extension forms an antenna to be utilized by the RF communications circuit to communicate to an external device. Further, an electrode is provided on the tail extension and is conductively coupled to the conductor and the sensing circuit.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 10, 2016
    Publication date: February 15, 2018
    Inventors: Xiaoyi Min, Alex Soriano, Wisit Lim, John W. Poore, Tejpal Singh, Perry Li, Gene A. Bornzin
  • Patent number: 9877597
    Abstract: Particular infant support or nursing pillows are disclosed, for supporting an infant in a variety of settings by providing a stable surface upon which to rest. Various embodiments include a generally crescent shaped device, including a resilient fill material surrounded by a fabric shell and having a top and a bottom surface connected by a band of uniform width extending vertically and wholly about the perimeter of the pillow. The support pillow may be combined with an accessory device to form a support pillow assembly. An attachment mechanism may be configured to attach the accessory device to the support pillow such that the accessory device is arranged to direct a perceptible effect to at least one of the first arm, the second arm, and the medial region of the support pillow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 23, 2011
    Date of Patent: January 30, 2018
    Assignee: KIDS II, INC.
    Inventors: Jacob Sclare, David Gilbert, Cary Costello, Daniel Corso, Alex Soriano, Joseph Staley, Katherine Buchanan
  • Patent number: 9848715
    Abstract: A rocker includes a frame and a seat coupled to the frame for receiving an infant therein. The frame includes a front and a rear frame portion generally oppositely extending along a longitudinal axis. The first and second frame portions are pivotally coupled together to move between an upright configuration and a collapsed configuration. The front and rear frame portions include rocking surfaces that are configured to rock on a support surface in a side-to-side motion transverse to the longitudinal axis, with the infant positioned in the seat in a head-to-foot longitudinal orientation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: KIDS II, INC.
    Inventor: Alex Soriano
  • Publication number: 20170245658
    Abstract: A compact jumper for an infant or young child. The compact jumper includes a support frame, at least one resilient member, and a child-receiving apparatus. The support frame is configured for resting on a support surface and the at least one resilient member is coupled to a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is supported by the at least one resilient member, with a collar mounting the resilient member to the child-receiving apparatus, and is guided by a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is movable with respect to the support surface as the child moves and jumps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 11, 2017
    Publication date: August 31, 2017
    Applicant: KIDS II, INC.
    Inventors: Stephen R. BURNS, Alex SORIANO, Blake D. POMEROY, Cary COSTELLO
  • Patent number: 9687084
    Abstract: Particular infant support or nursing pillows are disclosed, for supporting an infant in a variety of settings by providing a stable surface upon which to rest. Various embodiments include a generally crescent shaped device, including a resilient fill material surrounded by a fabric shell and having a top and a bottom surface connected by a band of uniform width extending vertically and wholly about the perimeter of the pillow. The support pillow may be combined with an accessory device to form a support pillow assembly. An attachment mechanism may be configured to attach the accessory device to the support pillow such that the accessory device is arranged to direct a perceptible effect to at least one of the first arm, the second arm, and the medial region of the support pillow.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2017
    Assignee: KIDS II, INC.
    Inventors: Jacob Sclare, David Gilbert, Cary Costello, Daniel Corso, Alex Soriano, Joseph Staley, Katherine Buchanan
  • Patent number: 9615673
    Abstract: A compact jumper for an infant or young child. The compact jumper includes a support frame, at least one resilient member, and a child-receiving apparatus. The support frame is configured for resting on a support surface and the at least one resilient member is coupled to a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is supported by the at least one resilient member, with a collar mounting the resilient member to the child-receiving apparatus, and is guided by a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is movable with respect to the support surface as the child moves and jumps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Inventors: Stephen R. Burns, Alex Soriano, Blake D. Pomeroy, Cary Costello
  • Patent number: 9462959
    Abstract: In specific embodiments, a method to monitor left atrial pressure and/or intra-thoracic fluid volume of a patient, comprises (a) monitoring posture of the patient using a posture sensor implanted within the patient, and (b) using portions of an impedance signal, obtained using implanted electrodes, to monitor the left atrial pressure and/or intra-thoracic fluid volume of the patient. Each portion of the impedance signal used to monitor the left atrial pressure and/or intra-thoracic fluid volume of the patient corresponds to a period after which the patient has maintained a predetermined posture for at least a predetermined period of time, and during which the patient has remained in the predetermined posture.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 30, 2009
    Date of Patent: October 11, 2016
    Assignee: Pacesetter, Inc.
    Inventors: Yelena Nabutovsky, Fujian Qu, Steve Koh, Dan E. Gutfinger, Alex Soriano
  • Publication number: 20160270553
    Abstract: A cradling bassinet to impart a rocking, swaying or gliding motion to soothe a child occupant includes a frame and an infant receiving receptacle. In example forms, the frame is movable between a collapsed configuration and an expanded configuration. The infant receiving receptacle is pivotally mounted to the frame such that the infant receiving receptacle is capable of gliding or swaying relative to the frame. In some example forms, the infant receiving receptacle is removed from engagement with the frame and capable of rocking on a support surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 1, 2016
    Publication date: September 22, 2016
    Applicant: KIDS II, INC.
    Inventors: Daniel CORSO, Alex SORIANO, Stephen BURNS, Yuk Tong POON
  • Publication number: 20160088954
    Abstract: A compact jumper for an infant or young child. The compact jumper includes a support frame, at least one resilient member, and a child-receiving apparatus. The support frame is configured for resting on a support surface and the at least one resilient member is coupled to a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is supported by the at least one resilient member, with a collar mounting the resilient member to the child-receiving apparatus, and is guided by a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is movable with respect to the support surface as the child moves and jumps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 16, 2015
    Publication date: March 31, 2016
    Applicant: KIDS II, INC.
    Inventors: Stephen R. BURNS, Alex SORIANO, Blake D. POMEROY, Cary COSTELLO
  • Publication number: 20150342367
    Abstract: A cradling bassinet to impart a rocking, swaying or gliding motion to soothe a child occupant includes a frame and an infant receiving receptacle. In example forms, the frame is movable between a collapsed configuration and an expanded configuration. The infant receiving receptacle is pivotally mounted to the frame such that the infant receiving receptacle is capable of gliding or swaying relative to the frame. In some example forms, the infant receiving receptacle is removed from engagement with the frame and capable of rocking on a support surface.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Applicant: KIDS II, INC.
    Inventors: Daniel CORSO, Alex SORIANO, Stephen BURNS, Yuk Tong Thomas POON
  • Publication number: 20150342366
    Abstract: A bassinet for infants and children includes a child receiving receptacle and a collapsible frame assembly attached to and supporting the child receiving receptacle. A lock is selectively operable for locking the collapsible frame assembly in its extended configuration and for unlocking the same to allow the collapsible frame assembly to be collapsed. The collapsible frame assembly comprising a first collapsible frame portion collapsible between an extended configuration and a collapsed configuration and vice-versa, the collapsible frame assembly further comprising a second collapsible frame portion collapsible between an extended configuration and a collapsed configuration and vice-versa. The first and second collapsible frame portions are pivotally coupled to one another for movement between the frame assembly's extended configuration and its collapsed configuration, with each collapsible frame portion including a pair of generally U-shaped frame members pivotally connected to one another.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 12, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Applicant: KIDS II, INC.
    Inventors: Qing XU, Daniel CORSO, Alex SORIANO
  • Patent number: 9185994
    Abstract: A compact jumper for an infant or young child. The compact jumper includes a support frame, at least one resilient member, and a child-receiving apparatus. The support frame is configured for resting on a support surface and the at least one resilient member is coupled to a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is supported by the at least one resilient member and is guided by a portion of the support frame. The child-receiving apparatus is movable with respect to the support surface as the child moves and jumps.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: November 17, 2015
    Inventors: Stephen R. Burns, Alex Soriano, Blake D. Pomeroy
  • Patent number: 9049995
    Abstract: Techniques are provided for detecting pulmonary congestion based on an increase in right ventricular (RV) stroke volume over left ventricular (LV) stroke volume. In one example, the device generates an index based on accumulated differences between RV stroke volume and LV stroke volume while RV stroke volume exceeds LV stroke volume, such that the index is indicative of an ongoing imbalance between RV and LV stroke volume. The index is compared to a suitable threshold to detect a severe imbalance indicative of pulmonary edema. Additionally, techniques are described for estimating RV and LV stroke volumes based on pulmonary artery pressure, left atrial pressure, aortic pressure, LV strain or on various intracardiac or extracardiac impedance measurements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 12, 2012
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2015
    Assignee: PACESETTER, INC.
    Inventors: Andreas Blomqvist, Alex Soriano
  • Publication number: 20150134023
    Abstract: A method and system for selecting at least one left ventricular (LV) pacing site for an implantable medical device equipped for cardiac stimulus pacing using a multi-pole LV lead are provided. The method and system include sensing LV activation events at multiple LV sensing sites. The arrival times of the LV activation events for corresponding LV sensing sites are measured. The method and system further include calculating differences between the arrival times for combinations of the LV sensing sites to obtain inter-site arrival delays between the combinations of the LV sensing sites. When at least one of the inter-site arrival delays exceeds a threshold, the method and system include designating the LV sensing site from the corresponding combination that has a later arrival time as a first LV pacing site from which to deliver LV pacing pulses using the implantable medical device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 14, 2013
    Publication date: May 14, 2015
    Applicant: PACESETTER, INC.
    Inventors: Luke McSpadden, Kyungmoo Ryu, Alex Soriano