Patents by Inventor Jesse Janzen

Jesse Janzen 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: 20220112967
    Abstract: Provided is a centrifuge cassette assembly (800) for separating a fluid and related method of manufacture. The cassette assembly includes a first chamber, a second chamber (308), a fluidic channel (808) creating a fluid connection between the first chamber and the second chamber, at least one molded insertion valve (600, 700) configured to control the flow of fluid in the fluidic channel and a heating element (802) for actuating the at least one molded valve. Further provided are Normally Open Valves (NOVs) (700) and Normally Closed Valves (NCVs) (600) which are capable of insertion into, and which control the fluid flow of, the centrifuge cassette assembly.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 26, 2020
    Publication date: April 14, 2022
    Applicant: Terumo BCT, Inc.
    Inventors: Randy PEERY, James LADTKOW, Jesse JANZEN, Andrew GLOOR, Kevin KLIMEK
  • Publication number: 20180093270
    Abstract: A modular cassette and method for separating a composite fluid into at least two component parts thereof during centrifugation is provided. The modular cassette includes a fluid inlet portion, at least one fluid separation portion, at least one media chamber in fluid communication with the fluid separation portion, a fluid collection portion, at least one fluidic channel configured to form a fluid communication between at least two components of the cassette, at least one wax valve including undulating flow channel portions configured to close at least one of the fluidic channels, and at least one heating element configured to actuate the at least one wax valve.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 28, 2017
    Publication date: April 5, 2018
    Applicant: Terumo BCT, Inc.
    Inventors: James R. LADTKOW, Dennis J. Hlavinka, Thomas J. Felt, Andrew Gloor, Jesse Janzen, Taylor Polodna, Luke Edwin Ladtkow