Patents by Inventor Dan M. Jolivette

Dan M. Jolivette 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: 5752974
    Abstract: Methods for completely or partially blocking, augmenting, sealing, or filling various biological lumens and voids within the body of a patient are disclosed. Lumens include arteries, veins, intestines, Fallopian tubes, and trachea. Voids include various lesions, fissures, diverticulae, cysts, fistulae, aneurysms, or other undesirable voids that may exist within a patient's body. In the most general method of the invention, an effective amount of a biomaterial is administered (e.g., via injection, catheter, or surgical implantation) into the lumen or void. Preferred biomaterial compositions for use in the present invention are disclosed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 18, 1995
    Date of Patent: May 19, 1998
    Assignee: Collagen Corporation
    Inventors: Woonza M. Rhee, Richard A. Berg, George H. Chu, Frank A. DeLustro, Dan M. Jolivette, Kimberly A. McCullough