Patents by Inventor Igor Markidan

Igor Markidan 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: 20010032060
    Abstract: A method for the tracking of biological samples and information obtained from those samples during clinical studies is provided. In particular, the present invention provides a method that facilitates the tracking, analysis, and reporting of genotype information derived from biological samples taken from individuals during clinical studies. The method includes recording predetermined characteristics of biological samples in a database, determining procedures to be performed on those samples, determining sample attributes to be recorded, preparing a checklist that includes the procedures and attributes, storing the checklist in the database, performing the procedures and recording the results in the database. The present invention provides an automated system for tracking clinical study protocols, and allows access to information regarding a clinical study to be obtained from a central database.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 13, 2000
    Publication date: October 18, 2001
    Inventors: Igor Markidan, Himanshu Oberoi, Jerald H. Melnick
  • Patent number: 6236994
    Abstract: The present invention is a method and apparatus for first integrating the operation of various independent software applications directed to the management of information within an enterprise. The system architecture is, however, an expandable architecture, with built-in knowledge integration features that facilitate the monitoring of information flow into, out of, and between the integrated information management applications so as to assimilate knowledge information and facilitate the control of such information. Also included are additional tools which, using the knowledge information enable the more efficient use of the knowledge within an enterprise, including the ability to develop a context for and visualization of such knowledge.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 29, 1998
    Date of Patent: May 22, 2001
    Assignee: Xerox Corporation
    Inventors: Ronald M. Swartz, Jeffrey L. Winkler, Evelyn A. Janos, Igor Markidan, Qun Dou