Patents by Inventor Bruno Martel

Bruno Martel 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: 10376399
    Abstract: An implantable device to treat obesity and a method of using the same, the device (31) is able to create a repetitive mechanical constraint on a gastrointestinal organ wall and includes: an energy source (36), and a mechanical stimulation element (35).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 29, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 13, 2019
    Assignee: INSTITUT HOSPITALO-UNIVERSITAIRE DE CHIRURGIE MINI-INVASIVE GUIDEE PAR L'IMAGE
    Inventors: Michele Diana, Peter Halvax, Fernand Martel, Bruno Mutet, Lee Swanstrom
  • Patent number: 5996716
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a new wheelchair that is adjustable in length, width and height in order to be adapted to different users of different sizes or to a child growing up. The wheelchair comprises a T-shaped rear frame, a T-shaped front frame and a seat assembly. Each T-shaped frame is made of a long arm and two short arms. The rear frame and the front frame are telescopically connected together in such a manner so as to articulate both frame together and to allow to adjust the distance between the front and rear wheels. The two rear wheels are adjustably mounted to the rear frame so that the distance separating the wheels may be adjusted. The seat assembly is mounted on the rear frame and is adjustable in height. The front wheels are mounted on the front frame at each end of the two short arms.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 25, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 7, 1999
    Assignee: Orthofab
    Inventors: Michel Montiglio, Bruno Martel
  • Patent number: 5263412
    Abstract: A trash compactor particularly designed for aircrafts and having a front compaction chamber and a rear storage chamber in communication with one another. An L-shaped support is provided in the compaction chamber for supporting a container into which trash is to be compacted. The support has a bottom member formed with a pair of grooves and the bottom wall of the compaction chamber, over which stands the support, is provided with a pair of projecting elements snugly fitting into the grooves. The latter as well as the projecting elements have a right angular wedge shape in a plane perpendicular to the upright rear wall of the support with one side of the right angle facing away from the rear wall.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 22, 1990
    Date of Patent: November 23, 1993
    Assignee: Godfrey Aerospatiale Inc.
    Inventors: Berthier Chenard, Steve Van Duin, Jacques Lemire, Bruno Martel