Patents by Inventor Gerald D. Powelson

Gerald D. Powelson 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: 5382239
    Abstract: A medical device for securing tubing such as intravenous catheter tubing to a patient. The device is made up of two lobes, each being made up of a channel and a tab. The device is hinged so that the tabs can be brought together. When the tabs are brought together, the tubing is gripped between the gripping channels. The gripping channels have specially adapted surfaces to facilitate the gripping of the tubing. The gripping channels may also be lined with a tacky material or contoured liners.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 1992
    Date of Patent: January 17, 1995
    Assignee: Becton, Dickinson and Company
    Inventors: Douglas P. Orr, Gerald D. Powelson, Mark Crawford