Patents by Inventor Gerard Champsaur

Gerard Champsaur 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: 6689128
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 10, 2004
    Assignee: Epicor Medical, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Jr., Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Roxanne L. Richman, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe
  • Publication number: 20030078571
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2002
    Publication date: April 24, 2003
    Applicant: Epicor, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe, Stephen A. Morse, Gary Henry Miller
  • Publication number: 20030073992
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 10, 2002
    Publication date: April 17, 2003
    Applicant: Epicor, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe, Stephen A. Morse, Gary Henry Miller
  • Publication number: 20030069574
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Publication date: April 10, 2003
    Applicant: Epicor, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Roxanne L. Richman, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe
  • Publication number: 20020173784
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 15, 2002
    Publication date: November 21, 2002
    Applicant: Epicor, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe, Stephen A. Morse, Gary Henry Miller
  • Publication number: 20020087157
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Publication date: July 4, 2002
    Applicant: Epicor, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Roxanne L. Richman, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe
  • Publication number: 20020072741
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 19, 2001
    Publication date: June 13, 2002
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Roxanne L. Richman, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe
  • Publication number: 20020045895
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Publication date: April 18, 2002
    Applicant: Epicor, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Roxanne L. Richman, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe
  • Publication number: 20020042611
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Publication date: April 11, 2002
    Applicant: Epicor, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Roxanne L. Richman, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe
  • Publication number: 20020042610
    Abstract: An ablating device has a cover which holds an interface material such as a gel. The cover contains the interface material during initial placement of the device. The ablating device may also have a removable tip or a membrane filled with fluid. In still another aspect, the ablating device may be submerged in liquid during operation.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 5, 2001
    Publication date: April 11, 2002
    Applicant: Epicor, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Sliwa, Matthias Vaska, Jonathan L. Podmore, Roxanne L. Richman, Scott C. Anderson, Gerard Champsaur, John E. Crowe
  • Patent number: 5643172
    Abstract: A circulatory apparatus for assisting the movement of fluids with a pulsatile flow. The circulatory apparatus includes a restrictable tube, an element for passively restricting a segment of the tube, two or more elements for selectively restricting segments of the tube, and a controller for directing selective restricting elements. The controller directs restricting elements in a manner that provides a cyclical pulsatile pattern of restriction along the length of the tube.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 6, 1995
    Date of Patent: July 1, 1997
    Assignee: Abiomed R & D, Inc.
    Inventors: Robert T. V. Kung, Gerard Champsaur