Patents by Inventor Diane S. Martindale

Diane S. Martindale 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: 4360125
    Abstract: A medication dispenser in which medication to be dispensed is housed, including a member operable to allow medication access. The dispenser provides a medication alert signal at preselected times in accordance with a desired medication regimen. A medication access signal is provided when medication access is obtained. Data representative of the relative timing between a medication alert signal and a medication access signal is written into a readable memory whereby that data is available to a physician for evaluation. In a preferred embodiment, the data is representative of the time of occurrence of each medication alert signal and medication access signal. The interval between medication alert signals is selectively alterable.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 10, 1980
    Date of Patent: November 23, 1982
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Diane S. Martindale, Dennis G. Hepp