Patents by Inventor Benjamin D. VOILES

Benjamin D. VOILES 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: 10610279
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for regulating cryogenic treatments are disclosed which comprise devices and methods for delivering controlled treatment of a cryoablative agent. In one variation, such devices may generally comprise an elongate probe having a distal tip and a flexible length, at least one infusion lumen positioned through or along the elongate probe, wherein the infusion lumen defines one or more openings along its length, and a liner expandably enclosing the probe. An inflow reservoir or canister valve may be fluidly coupled with a reservoir or canister containing the cryoablative agent and a modulation control unit may also be fluidly coupled with the inflow reservoir or canister valve and in fluid communication with the at least one infusion lumen. Additionally, a warming element may also be thermally coupled with the reservoir or canister.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 7, 2020
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles, Vincent Lopresti
  • Publication number: 20200096971
    Abstract: A method for facilitating part fabrication, such as by automated toolpath generation, can include one or more of: receiving a virtual part; modifying the virtual part; and/or determining toolpaths to fabricate the target part. The toolpaths preferably define an ordered series of additive and subtractive toolpaths, more preferably wherein the additive and subtractive toolpaths are interleaved, which can function to achieve high manufacturing efficiency and/or performance. The method can additionally or alternatively include: generating machine instructions based on the toolpaths; fabricating the target part based on the machine instructions; calibrating the fabrication system; and/or any other suitable elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 26, 2019
    Publication date: March 26, 2020
    Inventors: Stephen T. Connor, Alex S. Goldenberg, Jonathan Hsu, Benjamin D. Voiles, Theodore Charles Sorom
  • Patent number: 10520923
    Abstract: A method for facilitating part fabrication, such as by automated toolpath generation, can include one or more of: receiving a virtual part; modifying the virtual part; and/or determining toolpaths to fabricate the target part. The toolpaths preferably define an ordered series of additive and subtractive toolpaths, more preferably wherein the additive and subtractive toolpaths are interleaved, which can function to achieve high manufacturing efficiency and/or performance. The method can additionally or alternatively include: generating machine instructions based on the toolpaths; fabricating the target part based on the machine instructions; calibrating the fabrication system; and/or any other suitable elements.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 31, 2019
    Assignee: Mantle Inc.
    Inventors: Stephen T. Connor, Alex S. Goldenberg, Jonathan Hsu, Benjamin D. Voiles, Theodore Charles Sorom
  • Publication number: 20190361426
    Abstract: A method for facilitating part fabrication, such as by automated toolpath generation, can include one or more of: receiving a virtual part; modifying the virtual part; and/or determining toolpaths to fabricate the target part. The toolpaths preferably define an ordered series of additive and subtractive toolpaths, more preferably wherein the additive and subtractive toolpaths are interleaved, which can function to achieve high manufacturing efficiency and/or performance. The method can additionally or alternatively include: generating machine instructions based on the toolpaths; fabricating the target part based on the machine instructions; calibrating the fabrication system; and/or any other suitable elements.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2019
    Publication date: November 28, 2019
    Inventors: Stephen T. Connor, Alex S. Goldenberg, Jonathan Hsu, Benjamin D. Voiles, Theodore Charles Sorom
  • Publication number: 20180126598
    Abstract: A method and system for automated fabrication of composite preforms. In one implementation, a fabrication apparatus includes a stitching assembly, needle apparatus, motion stage, preform cartridge, CAD/CAM Software, and embedded machine software. The stitching assembly includes an upper portion that supports a stitching mechanism. The stitching mechanism includes at least one needle assembly. The needle assembly may be configured with at least one needle apparatus configured to pass filaments through composite preforms. In one implementation, the stitching assembly is used to stitch layers of the composite preforms using a variety of stitching patterns. The fabrication apparatus may be configured to fold fabric layers of the composite preform before or after stitching two or more layers of the composite preform.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 6, 2017
    Publication date: May 10, 2018
    Applicant: Seriforge, Inc.
    Inventors: Jonathan Worthy Hollander, Eric Gregory, Ashish A. Choudhari, Jesica E. Ferro, Gregory E. James, Maxwell Shimshak, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Publication number: 20180071006
    Abstract: Apparatus and methods for regulating cryogenic treatments are disclosed which comprise devices and methods for delivering controlled treatment of a cryoablative agent. In one variation, such devices may generally comprise an elongate probe having a distal tip and a flexible length, at least one infusion lumen positioned through or along the elongate probe, wherein the infusion lumen defines one or more openings along its length, and a liner expandably enclosing the probe. An inflow reservoir or canister valve may be fluidly coupled with a reservoir or canister containing the cryoablative agent and a modulation control unit may also be fluidly coupled with the inflow reservoir or canister valve and in fluid communication with the at least one infusion lumen. Additionally, a warming element may also be thermally coupled with the reservoir or canister.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 15, 2017
    Publication date: March 15, 2018
    Applicant: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. BURNETT, Ric COTE, William W. MALECKI, Brian M. NEIL, David BEAULIEU, Benjamin D. VOILES, Vincent LOPRESTI
  • Publication number: 20180036166
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 19, 2017
    Publication date: February 8, 2018
    Applicant: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. BURNETT, Ric COTE, William W. MALECKI, Brian M. NEIL, David BEAULIEU, Benjamin D. VOILES
  • Patent number: 9848933
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 26, 2017
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9820796
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 21, 2017
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9603650
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: March 28, 2017
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9517100
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 13, 2016
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9510887
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: December 6, 2016
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9498274
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 22, 2016
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9492217
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9492218
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 15, 2016
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9486267
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 23, 2013
    Date of Patent: November 8, 2016
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9445860
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 6, 2013
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Patent number: 9408657
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2016
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles
  • Publication number: 20160183997
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Publication date: June 30, 2016
    Applicant: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. BURNETT, Ric COTE, William W. MALECKI, Brian M. NEIL, David BEAULIEU, Benjamin D. VOILES
  • Patent number: 9277952
    Abstract: Methods and apparatus for the treatment of a body cavity or lumen are described where a heated fluid and/or gas may be introduced through a catheter and into treatment area within the body contained between one or more inflatable/expandable members. The catheter may also have optional pressure and temperature sensing elements which may allow for control of the pressure and temperature within the treatment zone and also prevent the pressure from exceeding a pressure of the inflatable/expandable members to thereby contain the treatment area between these inflatable/expandable members. Optionally, a chilled, room temperature, or warmed fluid such as water may then be used to rapidly terminate the treatment session.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 10, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: Channel Medsystems, Inc.
    Inventors: Daniel R. Burnett, Ric Cote, William W. Malecki, Brian M. Neil, David Beaulieu, Benjamin D. Voiles