Patents by Inventor Elisabeth Mulligan

Elisabeth Mulligan 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: 5922023
    Abstract: The present invention relates to a breast prosthesis comprising two shell-like bodies (2, 3) each welded in between synthetic resin films and consisting of silicone compositions of different softness, wherein the outer body (2) designed according to the form of a breast has a hardness which is adapted to the soft-elastic resiliency of the natural breast tissue, and the inner body (3) has a softer gel-like consistency, wherein the prosthesis is provided with an adhesive layer (4) manufactured to be permanently tacky in its marginal zone on its rear side, a first section (4a) of the adhesive layer (4) being arranged on the outer prosthesis body (2) and a second section (4b) of the adhesive layer (4) being arranged on the inner body (3).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 30, 1997
    Date of Patent: July 13, 1999
    Assignee: Amoena Medizin-Orthopaedie-Technik GmbH & Co.
    Inventors: Elisabeth Mulligan, Helmut Wild
  • Patent number: 4950291
    Abstract: An external breast prosthesis is disclosed including two shell shaped chambers containing silicone rubber material of different softness. The silicone rubber material is confined by outer front and back polyurethane films, and the chambers are divided by an intersitial film. The films are welded together along their common peripheral edge. The silicone rubber in the back chamber which is placed next to the chest wall is softer than that in the front chamber, and conforms to the shape of the chest wall following surgery.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 16, 1988
    Date of Patent: August 21, 1990
    Assignee: Amoena Corporation
    Inventor: Elisabeth Mulligan