Patents by Inventor George Taro

George Taro 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: 20180086601
    Abstract: A wheelchair lift apparatus that includes a stand that includes a pair of inclined rails; and a platform adapted to carry a wheelchair, wherein the platform includes a driving portion and a driven portion for moving the platform along the rails, wherein, when the driving portion actuates the driven portion in a first direction, the platform ascends along the rails, wherein, when the driving portion actuates the driven portion in a second and opposite direction, the platform descends along the rails.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 27, 2016
    Publication date: March 29, 2018
    Inventors: Raymond N. Okonski, Nassif E. Rayess, Darrell K. Kleinke, Christopher M. Sassak, George Taro, Evan Jeffries
  • Patent number: 6503228
    Abstract: A protective assembly for a protruding portal shields a neck portion of the portal. The protective assembly is well suited for shielding a percutaneous access device during surgical implantation. The protective assembly includes a lid seating pin configured to seat within the interior of the portal and a lid secured to the pin extending over exterior portions of the portal and gapped from the portal face and the neck. Optionally, the pin inserts within a temporary turret engaging the interior of the portal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 31, 2000
    Date of Patent: January 7, 2003
    Assignee: L-Vad Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Jun Li, Adrian Kantrowitz, Paul Freed, George Taro
  • Patent number: 5833655
    Abstract: A percutaneous access device implantable beneath the skin of a patient which includes a housing having a flange positionable beneath the skin and neck projecting outward through the skin. The percutaneous access device includes electrical communication through the flange and fluid access through the flange. The components providing fluid access and electrical communication are removable through the neck portion of the implant for testing and service as required without the need for further surgery on the patient. A turret body is received within the hollow interior of the neck having a fluid channel extending therethrough and containing current limiting devices securely disposed within the turret body.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 15, 1997
    Date of Patent: November 10, 1998
    Assignee: L. Vad Technology, Inc.
    Inventors: Paul S. Freed, George Taro, Adrian Kantrowitz