Patents by Inventor Gunter Willital

Gunter Willital 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: 4154226
    Abstract: An implantate comprising an essentially annular permanent magnet which is axially magnetized is located in the vicinity of an orifice from an intestine, surrounding the intestine. A plug element having a core of magnetic material and an outer casing is inserted into the intestinal orifice. The casing is essentially cylindrical and is made of a material which is radially compressible, and inserted in the orifice, the magnetic material within the core thereof -- which is preferably removable -- in cooperation with the magnetic field from the permanent magnet locating the plug element within the orifice to establish an axial equilibrium position and hold the plug element in position closing the orifice.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 1977
    Date of Patent: May 15, 1979
    Assignee: Coloplast International A/S
    Inventors: Gerhard Hennig, Gunter Willital