Patents by Inventor Daniel H. Pommerening

Daniel H. Pommerening 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: 20030163090
    Abstract: Sensors are described that may be provided in a medication pump. A magnetic sensor detects rotation of an element that is rotated by a motor, where a magnet covers a portion of the element. A light sensor may also be provided that detects if a cartridge is present in a cartridge chamber. A medication cartridge includes an opaque area at its open end for use with the light sensor. Methods of using these sensors to operate the pump area also described.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 28, 2002
    Publication date: August 28, 2003
    Inventors: Michael L. Blomquist, Daniel H. Pommerening, Clinton S. Vilks, Gail Beth Bynum, Mark Henry Faust