Patents by Inventor Gilbert Wilshire

Gilbert Wilshire 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: 20060015075
    Abstract: A surgical device including a penetrator configured to pierce a membrane of a patient and a guard positionable to permit and to prohibit the penetrator from piercing the membrane. The guard includes a shield member movable along a longitudinal axis between a first position covering the penetrator and a second position uncovering the penetrator, the shield member including a stop member; a locking member configured to contact the stop member to prohibit the shield member from moving from the first position to the second position; and an unlocking member surrounding a portion of the shield member and configured to move along the longitudinal axis to move the locking member out of contact with the stop member to permit the shield member to move from the first position to the second position.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 1, 2005
    Publication date: January 19, 2006
    Applicant: Erblan Surgical Inc.
    Inventors: Ernesto Blanco, Gilbert Wilshire