Patents by Inventor Blaine Johnson

Blaine Johnson 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: 10470972
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing network connectivity and remote monitoring, optimization, and control of pool/spa equipment are provided. “Internet-of-Things” (IoT) functionality is provided for pool and spa equipment in a flexible and cost-effective manner. Network connectivity and remote monitoring/control of pool and spa equipment is provided by various components such as a network communication and local control subsystem installed in pool/spa equipment, and other components. Also disclosed are various control processes (“pool logic”) which can be embodied as software code installed in any of the various embodiments of the present disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: November 12, 2019
    Assignee: Hayward Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Potucek, James Murdock, James Carter, Gregory Fournier, Arthur W. Johnson, III, Ray Denkewicz, David Blaine, Jason DeBruin, Vance Willis, Bruce Aubrey, Scott Petty, Jason Parcell, Craig Horrocks
  • Patent number: 10413477
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing network connectivity and remote monitoring, optimization, and control of pool/spa equipment are provided. “Internet-of-Things” (IoT) functionality is provided for pool and spa equipment in a flexible and cost-effective manner. Network connectivity and remote monitoring/control of pool and spa equipment is provided by various components such as a network communication and local control subsystem installed in pool/spa equipment, and other components. Also disclosed are various control processes (“pool logic”) which can be embodied as software code installed in any of the various embodiments of the present disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: September 17, 2019
    Assignee: Hayward Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Potucek, James Murdock, James Carter, Gregory Fournier, Arthur W. Johnson, Ray Denkewicz, David Blaine, Jason DeBruin, Vance Willis, Bruce Aubrey, Scott Petty, Jason Parcell, Craig Horrocks
  • Patent number: 10398881
    Abstract: Inflation devices configured to communicate with remote displays are disclosed herein. Kits including such inflation devices with portable display devices are also disclosed herein. Methods of remotely displaying pressure data from a medical device are also disclosed herein. Devices, kits, and methods of connecting medical devices to remote displays and transferring information to or from linked computers are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Date of Patent: September 3, 2019
    Assignee: Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Fred Lampropoulos, Jim Mottola, Blaine Johnson, Steven Weir, Rajeev Bhalla, Jeffrey Cameron Loper, Drew Carlton, Zachary Glickstein
  • Patent number: 10363197
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing network connectivity and remote monitoring, optimization, and control of pool/spa equipment are provided. “Internet-of-Things” (IoT) functionality is provided for pool and spa equipment in a flexible and cost-effective manner. Network connectivity and remote monitoring/control of pool and spa equipment is provided by various components such as a network communication and local control subsystem installed in pool/spa equipment, and other components. Also disclosed are various control processes (“pool logic”) which can be embodied as software code installed in any of the various embodiments of the present disclosure.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 23, 2017
    Date of Patent: July 30, 2019
    Assignee: Hayward Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Potucek, James Murdock, James Carter, Gregory Fournier, Arthur W. Johnson, III, David Blaine, Jason DeBruin, Bruce Aubrey, Scott Petty, Jason Parcell, Craig Horrocks
  • Patent number: 10343187
    Abstract: An system, and method are disclosed for harmonic modulation of standing wavefields for spatial focusing, manipulation, and patterning of particles, cells, powders, aerosols, colloids, and solids using a multifrequency wave source, a chamber a control module and an analysis module to generate standard wavefields useful for tissue engineering, micro fabrication, therapeutic treatment, and diagnostic tests.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 9, 2019
    Assignee: Utah Valley University Foundation, Inc.
    Inventors: Timothy Edwin Doyle, Blaine Johnson, Brian Dale Patchett, Natalie Charlotte Sullivan
  • Publication number: 20190201678
    Abstract: An implantable access port for use in transferring fluid transdermally between an external fluid storage or dispensing device and a site within a patient is disclosed. The access port includes a body, at least two reservoirs defined within the access port body, and at least one septum secured to the body and enclosing the reservoirs within the body. The access port also includes reservoir outlets defined within the reservoirs. The access port also has body conduits defined within the body and in fluid communication with the reservoir outlets and external openings defined in the exterior of the body. An implantable access port and system for use in apheresis is also provided that includes an implantable access port, at least one needle, and a catheter that is fluidly connected to the access port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Publication date: July 4, 2019
    Applicant: AngioDynamics, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry G. Hanson, Brian Keese, Blaine Johnson, Daniel K. Recinella, Michael Fowler, A. David Smith, James Steven Kenny
  • Publication number: 20190133880
    Abstract: Systems and methods for providing network connectivity and remote monitoring, optimization, and control of pool/spa equipment are provided. “Internet-of-Things” (IoT) functionality is provided for pool and spa equipment in a flexible and cost-effective manner. Network connectivity and remote monitoring/control of pool and spa equipment is provided by various components such as a network communication and local control subsystem installed in pool/spa equipment, and other components. Also disclosed are various control processes (“pool logic”) which can be embodied as software code installed in any of the various embodiments of the present disclosure.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 3, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Applicant: Hayward Industries, Inc.
    Inventors: Kevin Potucek, James McIlvaine Murdock, James Carter, Gregory Fournier, Arthur W. Johnson, III, David Blaine, Jason DeBruin, Bruce Aubrey, Scott Petty, Jason Parcell, Craig Horrocks
  • Publication number: 20190054284
    Abstract: An implantable access port for use in transferring a fluid transdermally between an external fluid storage or dispensing device and a site within a patient's body is disclosed. The access port includes a base, a bowl-shaped reservoir defined within the base by a smooth surfaced wall, and a septum secured to the base and enclosing the reservoir within the base. The access port also has an outlet passageway defined within the base and extending in communication with a reservoir outlet defined within the reservoir and an external opening defined in the exterior of the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 26, 2018
    Publication date: February 21, 2019
    Applicant: AngioDynamics, Inc.
    Inventors: David A. Smith, Michael Fowler, Barry Hanson, Blaine Johnson, Brian Keese, Daniel K. Recinella, Steven Kenny
  • Patent number: 10046144
    Abstract: Inflation devices configured to communicate with remote displays are disclosed herein. Kits including such inflation devices with portable display devices are also disclosed herein. Methods of remotely displaying pressure data from a medical device are also disclosed herein. Devices, kits, and methods of connecting medical devices to remote displays and transferring information to or from linked computers are also disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: August 14, 2018
    Assignee: Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Fred Lampropoulos, Jim Mottola, Blaine Johnson, Steven Weir, Rajeev Bhalla, Jeffrey Cameron Loper, Drew Carlton, Zachary Glickstein
  • Patent number: 10033027
    Abstract: Pull tab assemblies and related components and methods are disclosed herein. Some pull tab assemblies are configured to selectively interrupt and reestablish connections between a battery and a battery contact of an electronic circuit. Some pull tab assemblies include perforated pull tabs and/or pull tabs in which a proximal portion of the pull tab is configured to be cut or removed. Some pull tabs are designed to remain within a slot of the housing to impede fluid entry into the housing. Some methods disclosed herein involve programming memory that is disposed within a housing of a pull tab assembly or device.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Merit Medical Systems, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven Weir, Blaine Johnson, Gregg B. Stanger
  • Publication number: 20180014832
    Abstract: Radial artery compression devices with an inflatable chamber and a substantially rigid frame are disclosed. The inflatable chamber of the radial artery compression devices can be inflated and then deflated according to a predetermined protocol. Some substantially rigid frames can form a wall of the inflatable chamber. Some substantially rigid frames can include indicia to facilitate positioning of the inflatable chamber relative to a puncture site of a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 12, 2017
    Publication date: January 18, 2018
    Inventors: Fred Lampropoulos, Blaine Johnson, Tyler Rees, Kenneth Sykes, Randy Boyd, Tamara L. Newren
  • Publication number: 20170340872
    Abstract: An implantable access port for use in transferring fluid transdermally between an external fluid storage or dispensing device and a site within a patient is disclosed. The access port includes a body, at least two reservoirs defined within the access port body, and at least one septum secured to the body and enclosing the reservoirs within the body. The access port also includes reservoir outlets defined within the reservoirs. The access port also has body conduits defined within the body and in fluid communication with the reservoir outlets and external openings defined in the exterior of the body. An implantable access port and system for use in apheresis is also provided that includes an implantable access port, at least one needle, and a catheter that is fluidly connected to the access port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2016
    Publication date: November 30, 2017
    Applicant: AngioDynamics, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry G. Hanson, Brian Keese, Blaine Johnson, Daniel K. Recinella, Michael Fowler, A. David Smith, James Steven Kenny
  • Publication number: 20170100178
    Abstract: Systems and methods for indicating an interval in which a procedure (or sub-procedure) should be carried out are disclosed. Some systems and methods involve timing various sub-procedures and alerting a practitioner at the completion of a sub-procedure period. Some systems and methods include a sensor, such as a temperature sensor, that is used determine a window of time in which a variable-viscosity material is of suitable viscosity for delivery to a patient.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 11, 2016
    Publication date: April 13, 2017
    Inventors: Fred Lampropoulos, Jim Mottola, Nate Shirley, Blaine Johnson
  • Publication number: 20160317797
    Abstract: An implantable access port for use in transferring a fluid transdermally between an external fluid storage or dispensing device and a site within a patient's body is disclosed. The access port includes a base, a bowl-shaped reservoir defined within the base by a smooth surfaced wall, and a septum secured to the base and enclosing the reservoir within the base. The access port also has an outlet passageway defined within the base and extending in communication with a reservoir outlet defined within the reservoir and an external opening defined in the exterior of the base.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 2, 2014
    Publication date: November 3, 2016
    Applicant: AngioDynamics, Inc.
    Inventors: A. David Smith, Michael Fowler, Barry G. Hanson, Blaine Johnson, Brian Keese, Daniel K. Recinella, Steven Kenny
  • Publication number: 20160260958
    Abstract: Pull tab assemblies and related components and methods are disclosed herein. Some pull tab assemblies are configured to selectively interrupt and reestablish connections between a battery and a battery contact of an electronic circuit. Some pull tab assemblies include perforated pull tabs and/or pull tabs in which a proximal portion of the pull tab is configured to be cut or removed. Some pull tabs are designed to remain within a slot of the housing to impede fluid entry into the housing. Some methods disclosed herein involve programming memory that is disposed within a housing of a pull tab assembly or device.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 3, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Steven Weir, Blaine Johnson, Gregg B. Stanger
  • Patent number: 9358378
    Abstract: An implantable access port for use in transferring fluid transdermally between an external fluid storage or dispensing device and a site within a patient is disclosed. The access port includes a body, at least two reservoirs defined within the access port body, and at least one septum secured to the body and enclosing the reservoirs within the body. The access port also includes reservoir outlets defined within the reservoirs. The access port also has body conduits defined within the body and in fluid communication with the reservoir outlets and external openings defined in the exterior of the body. An implantable access port and system for use in apheresis is also provided that includes an implantable access port, at least one needle, and a catheter that is fluidly connected to the access port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 7, 2016
    Assignee: Angio Dynamics, Inc.
    Inventors: Barry G. Hanson, Brian Keese, Blaine Johnson, Daniel K. Recinella, Michael Fowler, A. David Smith, James Steven Kenny
  • Publication number: 20150141915
    Abstract: Inflation devices configured to communicate with remote displays are disclosed herein. Kits including such inflation devices with portable display devices are also disclosed herein. Methods of remotely displaying pressure data from a medical device are also disclosed herein. Devices, kits, and methods of connecting medical devices to remote displays and transferring information to or from linked computers are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 29, 2015
    Publication date: May 21, 2015
    Inventors: Fred Lampropoulos, Jim Mottola, Blaine Johnson, Steven Weir, Rajeev Bhalla, Jeffrey Cameron Loper, Drew Carlton, Zachary Glickstein
  • Publication number: 20150038901
    Abstract: Inflation devices configured to communicate with remote displays are disclosed herein. Kits including such inflation devices with portable display devices are also disclosed herein. Methods of remotely displaying pressure data from a medical device are also disclosed herein. Devices, kits, and methods of connecting medical devices to remote displays and transferring information to or from linked computers are also disclosed.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 1, 2014
    Publication date: February 5, 2015
    Inventors: Fred Lampropoulos, Jim Mottola, Blaine Johnson, Steven Weir, Rajeev Bhalla, Jeffrey Cameron Loper, Craig Mauch
  • Patent number: 8926573
    Abstract: An implantable access port for use in transferring a fluid transdermally between an external fluid storage or dispensing device and a site within a patient's body is disclosed. The access port includes a base, a bowl-shaped reservoir defined within the base by a smooth surfaced wall, and a septum secured to the base and enclosing the reservoir within the base. The access port also has an outlet passageway defined within the base and extending in communication with a reservoir outlet defined within the reservoir and an external opening defined in the exterior of the base.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 8, 2008
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: AngioDynamics, Inc.
    Inventors: A. David Smith, Michael Fowler, Barry G. Hanson, Blaine Johnson, Daniel K. Recinella, Brian Keese, Steven Kenny
  • Publication number: 20140236105
    Abstract: An implantable access port for use in transferring fluid transdermally between an external fluid storage or dispensing device and a site within a patient is disclosed. The access port includes a body, at least two reservoirs defined within the access port body, and at least one septum secured to the body and enclosing the reservoirs within the body. The access port also includes reservoir outlets defined within the reservoirs. The access port also has body conduits defined within the body and in fluid communication with the reservoir outlets and external openings defined in the exterior of the body. An implantable access port and system for use in apheresis is also provided that includes an implantable access port, at least one needle, and a catheter that is fluidly connected to the access port.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 20, 2014
    Publication date: August 21, 2014
    Applicant: ANGIODYNAMICS, INC.
    Inventors: Barry G. Hanson, Brian Keese, Blaine Johnson, Daniel K. Recinella, Michael Fowler, A. David Smith, James Steven Kenny