Patents by Inventor Darren Wilson

Darren Wilson 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: 20210386908
    Abstract: An orthopaedic implant comprising a titanium substrate having silver deposited thereon, wherein the silver is operable to be eluted at a rate of at least 0.25 ?g/cm2 24 h-1, for at least 14 consecutive days, in use. The invention also extends to a method of producing an orthopaedic implant and use of the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 18, 2021
    Publication date: December 16, 2021
    Applicant: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Darren Wilson, John Rose, Nathaniel Kelley Grusin
  • Patent number: 11135339
    Abstract: An orthopaedic implant comprising a titanium substrate having silver deposited thereon, wherein the silver is operable to be eluted at a rate of at least 0.25 ?g/cm2 24h-1, for at least 14 consecutive days, in use. The invention also extends to a method of producing an orthopaedic implant and use of the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Date of Patent: October 5, 2021
    Assignee: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Darren Wilson, John Rose, Nathaniel Kelley Grusin
  • Publication number: 20200282108
    Abstract: An orthopaedic implant comprising a titanium substrate having silver deposited thereon, wherein the silver is operable to be eluted at a rate of at least 0.25 ?g/cm2 24h-1, for at least 14 consecutive days, in use. The invention also extends to a method of producing an orthopaedic implant and use of the same.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2017
    Publication date: September 10, 2020
    Inventors: Darren Wilson, John Rose, Nathaniel Kelley Grusin
  • Patent number: 8930230
    Abstract: A system and method for implementing an insurance plan to coordinate an adjudication of a submitted claim corresponding to the plan. The plan includes a people model and a benefit model, such as hierarchical trees combined by a plurality of policies. The system and method comprise assigning a first predefined inheritance of global attributes to coupled elements of the people tree and assigning a second predefined inheritance of global attributes to coupled elements of the benefits tree. The system and method also assigning a local administration rule for at least one local attribute of the trees, the assignment between a selected people element of the people tree and a selected benefit element of the benefits tree. The local administration rule overrides the corresponding global attributes of the selected elements, such that resolution of the global attributes with the local attributes for the selected elements provides a rule set for adjudication of the submitted claim.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 11, 2012
    Date of Patent: January 6, 2015
    Assignee: Emergis Inc.
    Inventors: Mike Schmidt, Darren Wilson-Rymer, Scott Sievert, Jane Goguen, Ron Reynolds
  • Publication number: 20100204802
    Abstract: The present invention provides an implant (10) comprising: an antimicrobial means (11); an activation means (4) for activating the antimicrobial means (11); and a power source (4) for powering the activation means. The present invention also provides a system comprising such an implant interfaced with a separate control means.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 21, 2007
    Publication date: August 12, 2010
    Inventors: Darren ... Wilson, Robert Morgan
  • Publication number: 20080030345
    Abstract: A system and method for identifying, locating, and managing inventory of sterilized medical devices located within a sealed sterilization case in preparation for a surgical procedure. Communication tags, such as radio frequency identification (RFID) and/or Global Positioning System (GPS) tags, are connected to the medical device and communicate information wirelessly. Information is obtained from the communication tags and sent to the database where it is compared with the information in the database. The results may be displayed on the interface thereby providing the user with information about the medical instruments contained in the sealed sterilization case without breaking the seal of the sealed sterilization case.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 24, 2007
    Publication date: February 7, 2008
    Applicant: Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Gene Austin, Ralph Donati, Nicholas Granville, Mark Hulen, Sied Janna, Robert Morgan, James Rains, Randall Troutman, Darren Wilson