Patents by Inventor Edward I. Stamm, Jr.

Edward I. Stamm, Jr. 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: 20180051312
    Abstract: Devices for detecting microorganism strains or target cellular analytes are provided. The device includes a filter holder, the filter holder comprising a tip portion; a nonwoven article disposed on the tip portion of the filter holder; and an adaptor attacked to the filter holder, the adaptor defining an aperture. Methods of detecting microorganisms and/or cellular analytes in a fluid sample using the devices are also provided. The method includes obtaining the device; placing a lumened or cannulated device in fluid communication with the device; and passing a fluid sample suspected of containing at least one microorganism strain or target cellular analyte from the lumened or cannulated device through the device and contacting the nonwoven article. The method further includes contacting the nonwoven article with at least one detection reagent and detecting the presence of the at least one microorganism strain or target cellular analyte concentrated by the nonwoven article.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 18, 2016
    Publication date: February 22, 2018
    Inventors: Jobst T. Jaeger, Jeffrey D. Smith, Waleri Wischnepolski, Henning Reuter, Giuseppe M. Bommarito, Manjiri T. Kshirsagar, Scott D. Lehman, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Guenter M. Zilligen
  • Patent number: 9845635
    Abstract: A window assembly may include a vacuum insulated glass unit and a frame assembly. The vacuum insulated glass unit may include first and second glass substrates defining a space therebetween that is at a pressure lower than atmospheric pressure. One of the first and second glass substrates may include a vacuum port extending outward therefrom. The vacuum port may define a passage in communication with the space. The frame assembly supports the glass unit and may include a base member and a glazing member. The base member and the glazing member cooperate to define a slot in which an edge portion of the glass unit is received. The glazing member may include a cavity receiving the vacuum port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: December 19, 2017
    Assignee: Guardian Glass, LLC.
    Inventors: Robert D. Thompson, Charles L. Anderson, John M. Mitchell, Nigel J. Flynn, Kunal D. MacDonald, David Scott Rowley, Edward I. Stamm, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9810015
    Abstract: A window assembly may include a vacuum insulated glass unit and a frame assembly. The vacuum insulated glass unit may include first and second glass substrates defining a space therebetween that is at a pressure lower than atmospheric pressure. One of the first and second glass substrates may include a vacuum port extending outward therefrom. The vacuum port may define a passage in communication with the space. The frame assembly supports the glass unit and may include a base member and a glazing member. The base member and the glazing member cooperate to define a slot in which an edge portion of the glass unit is received. The glazing member may include a cavity receiving the vacuum port.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2017
    Assignee: Guardian Glass, LLC.
    Inventors: Robert D. Thompson, Charles L. Anderson, John M. Mitchell, Nigel J. Flynn, Kunal D. MacDonald, David Scott Rowley, Edward I. Stamm, Jr.
  • Patent number: 9447627
    Abstract: A window assembly may include a vacuum insulated glass unit and a frame assembly. The vacuum insulated glass unit may include first and second glass substrates defining a space therebetween that is at a pressure lower than atmospheric pressure. One of the first and second glass substrates may include a vacuum port extending outward therefrom. The vacuum port may define a passage in communication with the space. The frame assembly supports the glass unit and may include a base member and a glazing member. The base member and the glazing member cooperate to define a slot in which an edge portion of the glass unit is received. The glazing member may include a cavity receiving the vacuum port. The glazing member and the base member may define a plurality of pockets that hinder thermal conductivity through the frame assembly.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Date of Patent: September 20, 2016
    Assignee: Guardian Industries Corp.
    Inventors: Robert D. Thompson, Charles L. Anderson, John M. Mitchell, Nigel J. Flynn, Kunal D. MacDonald, David Scott Rowley, Edward I. Stamm, Jr.
  • Publication number: 20150345207
    Abstract: A window assembly may include a vacuum insulated glass unit and a frame assembly. The vacuum insulated glass unit may include first and second glass substrates defining a space therebetween that is at a pressure lower than atmospheric pressure. One of the first and second glass substrates may include a vacuum port extending outward therefrom. The vacuum port may define a passage in communication with the space. The frame assembly supports the glass unit and may include a base member and a glazing member. The base member and the glazing member cooperate to define a slot in which an edge portion of the glass unit is received. The glazing member may include a cavity receiving the vacuum port. The glazing member and the base member may define a plurality of pockets that hinder thermal conductivity through the frame assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 20, 2015
    Publication date: December 3, 2015
    Inventors: Robert D. THOMPSON, Charles L. ANDERSON, John M. MITCHELL, Nigel J. FLYNN, Kunal D. MACDONALD, David SCOTT ROWLEY, Edward I. STAMM, JR.
  • Patent number: 7008377
    Abstract: A device for retracting edges of an incision in a surface to form an opening including: a flexible, tubular skirt having an upper end, a lower end, and a channel therebetween; a ring connected to the lower end of the skirt for maintaining the lower end in an open configuration and defining an exit opening to the channel; and an inflatable collar connected to the skirt and surrounding the upper end. The ring is designed to fit through the incision and remain under the surface when it is oriented parallel to surface. The collar, when inflated, maintains the upper end in an open configuration and defines an entry opening to the channel. During use, the ring is inserted through the incision and the collar is inflated while remaining outside of the incision, thereby drawing the skirt against the edges of the incision and retracting the edges of the incision to form the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 1, 2002
    Date of Patent: March 7, 2006
    Inventors: Richard Beane, Steve Ek, Allison C. Niemann, Maureen E. Carroll, Randall J. Hasslinger, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Javier Verdura
  • Patent number: 6440063
    Abstract: A device for retracting edges of an incision in a surface to form an opening including: a flexible, tubular skirt having an upper end, a lower end, and a channel therebetween; a ring connected to the lower end of the skirt for maintaining the lower end in an open configuration and defining an exit opening to the channel; and an inflatable collar connected to the skirt and surrounding the upper end. The ring is designed to fit through the incision and remain under the surface when it is oriented parallel to surface. The collar, when inflated, maintains the upper end in an open configuration and defines an entry opening to the channel. During use, the ring is inserted through the incision and the collar is inflated while remaining outside of the incision, thereby drawing the skirt against the edges of the incision and retracting the edges of the incision to form the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 21, 2000
    Date of Patent: August 27, 2002
    Assignee: University of Massachusetts
    Inventors: Richard Beane, Steve Ek, Allison C. Niemann, Maureen E. Carroll, Randall J. Hasslinger, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Javier Verdura
  • Patent number: 6142936
    Abstract: A device for retracting edges of an incision in a surface to form an opening including: a flexible, tubular skirt having an upper end, a lower end, and a channel therebetween; a ring connected to the lower end of the skirt for maintaining the lower end in an open configuration and defining an exit opening to the channel; and an inflatable collar connected to the skirt and surrounding the upper end. The ring is designed to fit through the incision and remain under the surface when it is oriented parallel to surface. The collar, when inflated, maintains the upper end in an open configuration and defines an entry opening to the channel. During use, the ring is inserted through the incision and the collar is inflated while remaining outside of the incision, thereby drawing the skirt against the edges of the incision and retracting the edges of the incision to form the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 21, 1999
    Date of Patent: November 7, 2000
    Assignee: University of Massachusetts
    Inventors: Richard Beane, Steve Ek, Allison C. Niemann, Maureen E. Carroll, Randall J. Hasslinger, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Javier Verdura
  • Patent number: 5906577
    Abstract: A device for retracting edges of an incision in a surface to form an opening including: a flexible, tubular skirt having an upper end, a lower end, and a channel therebetween; a ring connected to the lower end of the skirt for maintaining the lower end in an open configuration and defining an exit opening to the channel; and an inflatable collar connected to the skirt and surrounding the upper end. The ring is designed to fit through the incision and remain under the surface when it is oriented parallel to surface. The collar, when inflated, maintains the upper end in an open configuration and defines an entry opening to the channel. During use, the ring is inserted through the incision and the collar is inflated while remaining outside of the incision, thereby drawing the skirt against the edges of the incision and retracting the edges of the incision to form the opening.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 1997
    Date of Patent: May 25, 1999
    Assignees: University of Massachusetts, Smith & Nephew, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard Beane, Steve Ek, Allison C. Niemann, Maureen E. Carroll, Randall J. Hasslinger, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Javier Verdura
  • Patent number: D504677
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 5, 2004
    Date of Patent: May 3, 2005
    Assignee: Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.
    Inventors: Dariusz S. Kaminski, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Andrew Forrest Money
  • Patent number: D486145
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2003
    Date of Patent: February 3, 2004
    Assignee: Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.
    Inventors: Dariusz S. Kaminski, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., John Eric West
  • Patent number: D491924
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 28, 2003
    Date of Patent: June 22, 2004
    Assignee: Scientific-Atlanta, Inc.
    Inventors: Dariusz S. Kaminski, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Andrew Forrest Money
  • Patent number: D496268
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 20, 2004
    Date of Patent: September 21, 2004
    Assignee: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.V.
    Inventors: Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Gregg Heard, Jenni Heerink
  • Patent number: D405569
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 1997
    Date of Patent: February 9, 1999
    Assignee: Matsushita Home Appliance Corporation of America
    Inventors: David S. Rowley, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Javier Verdura, Maureen Carroll, Steven Gamper
  • Patent number: D406928
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 3, 1997
    Date of Patent: March 16, 1999
    Assignee: Matsushita Home Appliance Corporation of America
    Inventors: David S. Rowley, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Javier Verdura, Maureen Carroll, Steven Gamper
  • Patent number: D811401
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: February 27, 2018
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Scott Lehman, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Naoya Nishizawa
  • Patent number: D812057
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Scott Lehman, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Naoya Nishizawa
  • Patent number: D812058
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Scott Lehman, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Naoya Nishizawa
  • Patent number: D812059
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Scott Lehman, Edward I. Stamm, Jr., Naoya Nishizawa
  • Patent number: D812060
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 17, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2018
    Assignee: Wacom Co., Ltd.
    Inventors: Scott Lehman, Edward I Stamm, Jr., Naoya Nishizawa