Patents by Inventor John W. Scott

John W. Scott 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: 11793998
    Abstract: A neuromodulation therapy is delivered via at least one electrode implanted subcutaneously and superficially to a fascia layer superficial to a nerve of a patient. In one example, an implantable medical device is deployed along a superficial surface of a deep fascia tissue layer superficial to a nerve of a patient. Electrical stimulation energy is delivered to the nerve through the deep fascia tissue layer via implantable medical device electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: October 24, 2023
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Anthony M. Chasensky, Bernard Q. Li, Brad C. Tischendorf, Chris J. Paidosh, Christian S. Nielsen, Craig L. Schmidt, Eric H. Bonde, Erik R. Scott, Gabriela C. Molnar, Gordon O. Munns, John E. Kast, Joseph J. Viavattine, Markus W. Reiterer, Michael J. Ebert, Phillip C. Falkner, Prabhakar A. Tamirisa, Randy S. Roles, Reginald D. Robinson, Richard T. Stone, Shawn C. Kelley, Thomas P. Miltich, Todd V. Smith, Xuan K. Wei
  • Publication number: 20230303345
    Abstract: A raising assembly for use with a gangway connected for rotation between a raised stowed position and a lowered deployed position. The raising assembly comprises at least one fluid actuated cylinder connected to the gangway. A raising actuator is operative to cause operation of the cylinder in a manner that rotates the gangway toward the stowed position while the raising actuator is continuously activated by an operator. A lowering actuator is operative to cause operation of the cylinder in a manner that rotates the gangway toward the deployed position due to gravitational forces while the lowering actuator is continuously activated by the operator. The raising assembly is configured to maintain the gangway at a current position between the stowed position and the deployed position if the operator does one of ceasing to activate the raising actuator while raising the gangway or ceasing to activate the lowering actuator while lowering the gangway.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 26, 2023
    Publication date: September 28, 2023
    Inventors: John Rutledge LAWSON, James Michael O'KEEFE, Jeff W. REICHERT, Jeffrey David SCOTT
  • Patent number: 11730947
    Abstract: A neuromodulation therapy is delivered via at least one electrode implanted subcutaneously and superficially to a fascia layer superficial to a nerve of a patient. In one example, an implantable medical device is deployed along a superficial surface of a deep fascia tissue layer superficial to a nerve of a patient. Electrical stimulation energy is delivered to the nerve through the deep fascia tissue layer via implantable medical device electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Brad C. Tischendorf, John E. Kast, Thomas P. Miltich, Gordon O. Munns, Randy S. Roles, Craig L. Schmidt, Joseph J. Viavattine, Christian S. Nielsen, Prabhakar A. Tamirisa, Anthony M. Chasensky, Markus W. Reiterer, Chris J. Paidosh, Reginald D. Robinson, Bernard Q. Li, Erik R. Scott, Phillip C. Falkner, Xuan K. Wei, Eric H. Bonde
  • Patent number: 11730948
    Abstract: A neuromodulation therapy is delivered via at least one electrode implanted subcutaneously and superficially to a fascia layer superficial to a nerve of a patient. In one example, an implantable medical device is deployed along a superficial surface of a deep fascia tissue layer superficial to a nerve of a patient. Electrical stimulation energy is delivered to the nerve through the deep fascia tissue layer via implantable medical device electrodes.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: August 22, 2023
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Brad C. Tischendorf, John E. Kast, Thomas P. Miltich, Gordon O. Munns, Randy S. Roles, Craig L. Schmidt, Joseph J. Viavattine, Christian S. Nielsen, Prabhakar A. Tamirisa, Anthony M. Chasensky, Markus W. Reiterer, Chris J. Paidosh, Reginald D. Robinson, Bernard Q. Li, Erik R. Scott, Phillip C. Falkner, Xuan K. Wei, Eric H. Bonde
  • Patent number: 11685618
    Abstract: A gangway comprises a fixed platform and a support structure connected to the fixed platform in a manner that allows the support structure to rotate with respect to the fixed platform between a raised stowed position and a lowered deployed position. A self-raising assembly is operative to rotate the support structure from the deployed position to the stowed position. The self-raising assembly includes at least one fluid actuated cylinder connected between the fixed platform and a distal end of the support structure. A raising actuator is usable by an operator to cause operation of the cylinder in a manner that rotates the support structure toward the stowed position.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 13, 2022
    Date of Patent: June 27, 2023
    Assignee: Safe Rack LLC
    Inventors: John Rutledge Lawson, James Michael O'Keefe, Jeff W. Reichert, Jeffrey David Scott
  • Publication number: 20230186233
    Abstract: A pre-processing and fulfillment system and method are described. In some implementations, the method may include receiving an order containing a retail component and a pharmacy component, processing the order for the pharmacy component and the retail component, and generating a tracking token identifying the order and authorizing a party to receive a component of the order. The method may include transmitting fulfillment instructions to a fulfillment system based on processed information for the order, and transmitting the tracking token to a computing device of the authorized party. Some implementations may also include receiving a signal indicating receipt of the tracking token and an authorized transfer of the component, and updating a status of the order based on the received signal.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 1, 2023
    Publication date: June 15, 2023
    Inventors: Nathaniel D. Gilman, Himanshu Gupta, David Harkins, John R. Hoenick, Renee L. Hoyceanyls, Dustin W. Humphreys, Eric G. Parrish, Grant D. Pill, Matthew K. Scott, Jared P. Tancrelle, Brian A. Tilzer, Patrick J. Walsh
  • Patent number: 11672969
    Abstract: A medical device system for delivering a neuromodulation therapy includes a delivery tool for deploying an implantable medical device at a neuromodulation therapy site. The implantable medical device includes a housing, an electronic circuit within the housing, and an electrical lead comprising a lead body extending between a proximal end coupled to the housing and a distal end extending away from the housing and at least one electrode carried by the lead body. The delivery tool includes a first cavity for receiving the housing and a second cavity for receiving the lead. The first cavity and the second cavity are in direct communication for receiving and deploying the housing and the lead coupled to the housing concomitantly as a single unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 25, 2020
    Date of Patent: June 13, 2023
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Anthony M. Chasensky, Bernard Q. Li, Brad C. Tischendorf, Chris J. Paidosh, Christian S. Nielsen, Craig L. Schmidt, David A. Dinsmoor, Duane L. Bourget, Eric H. Bonde, Erik R. Scott, Forrest C M Pape, Gabriela C. Molnar, Gordon O. Munns, Joel A. Anderson, John E. Kast, Joseph J. Viavattine, Markus W. Reiterer, Michael J. Ebert, Phillip C. Falkner, Prabhakar A. Tamirisa, Randy S. Roles, Reginald D. Robinson, Richard T. Stone, Shawn C. Kelley, Stephen J. Roddy, Thomas P. Miltich, Timothy J. Denison, Todd V. Smith, Xuan K. Wei
  • Patent number: 11362972
    Abstract: A messaging server may receive message data which may comprise message information. The messaging server may generate one or more messages which may be formatted according to different endpoint protocols. The messaging server may send the messages using the same protocol as the protocol used for formatting the messages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Date of Patent: June 14, 2022
    Assignee: THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Cao-Ly Tran, Dwight Raum, John W. Scott, Joshua G. Spangler, Kelly L. Bystry, Kirby S. Smith, Marc A. Amick, Philip J. Gianuzzi, Charles E. Schmitt
  • Publication number: 20210105233
    Abstract: A messaging server may receive message data which may comprise message information, a plurality of recipients, and/ or patient identifying information. The messaging server may generate one or more messages which may be formatted according to different endpoint protocols, ranked, and/or addressed to separate recipients. The messaging server may send the messages using the same protocol as the protocol used for formatting the message, in order of rank, and/or to recipients determined based on the patient identifying information.
    Type: Application
    Filed: June 5, 2017
    Publication date: April 8, 2021
    Applicant: THE JOHNS HOPKINS UNIVERSITY
    Inventors: Cao-Ly TRAN, Dwight RAUM, John W. SCOTT, Joshua G. SPANGLER, Kelly L. BYSTRY, Kirby S. SMITH, Marc A. AMICK, Philip J. GIANUZZI, Charles E. SCHMITT
  • Patent number: 10112333
    Abstract: An extruder hood configured to operate in a steady-state configuration and a non-steady-state configuration. The extruder hood comprises an air inlet, an extruder hood outlet, and an extruder discharge zone within an interior space of the extruder hood, with the extruder discharge zone configured to receive extruded material. In the steady-state configuration, the extruder hood is configured to direct air received from the air inlet across the extruder discharge zone to cause extruded material to be ejected from the extruder hood via the extruder hood outlet. In the non-steady-state configuration, the extruder hood is configured to direct air received from the air inlet out of the extruder hood via the extruder outlet without being directed across the extruder discharge zone.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Date of Patent: October 30, 2018
    Assignee: Schenck Process LLC
    Inventors: Jonathan O. Thorn, Russell A. Heinen, John W. Scott
  • Publication number: 20160304295
    Abstract: An extruder hood configured to operate in a steady-state configuration and a non-steady-state configuration. The extruder hood comprises an air inlet, an extruder hood outlet, and an extruder discharge zone within an interior space of the extruder hood, with the extruder discharge zone configured to receive extruded material. In the steady-state configuration, the extruder hood is configured to direct air received from the air inlet across the extruder discharge zone to cause extruded material to be ejected from the extruder hood via the extruder hood outlet. In the non-steady-state configuration, the extruder hood is configured to direct air received from the air inlet out of the extruder hood via the extruder outlet without being directed across the extruder discharge zone.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 19, 2016
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Inventors: Jonathan O. Thorn, Russell A. Heinen, John W. Scott
  • Patent number: 8673239
    Abstract: A sample collector and test device is disclosed. The sample collector and test device may be used together as a diagnostic tool for collecting and assay of analytes contained in a sample. A sample collector is also disclosed which may be used with existing sample containers and or test devices. The sample collector may indicate sample adequacy when a sufficient volume of sample has been collected for assay and may also include a sample retaining feature which retains a portion of expressed sample for confirmatory testing, if desirable. The sample collector may also include a mechanism for expressing sample in a sample collector and/or test device. A test device is also disclosed for retaining and assay of an expressed sample. The disclosed test device may be used with existing sample collectors. In a preferred embodiment, test device is used with a preferred sample collector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 31, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2014
    Assignee: Orasure Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: R. Sam Niedbala, John W. Scott, Peter A. Bourdelle, Hans H. Feindt
  • Patent number: 8038668
    Abstract: A cryosurgery device for dispensing a liquid refrigerant from a container having a valve stem extending outwardly therefrom. The device includes an actuator adapted to seat on the valve stem of the container in order to depress the valve stem to release the refrigerant from the container. The actuator includes an inner passageway having opposed ends disposed therein, one of the ends of the passageway being in fluid communication with the valve stem. An applicator tube is mounted to the actuator at the other end of the inner passageway. A cap is disposed on the top of the container. The actuator is movably positioned on the cap and a shield is attached to the cap to completely receiving the applicator tube. Liquid refrigerant can only be dispensed when the actuator is positioned properly and the applicator tube is disposed within the shield means.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 16, 2005
    Date of Patent: October 18, 2011
    Assignee: Orasure Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: John W. Scott, William Eric Ross, Philip Michael Formica, Keith W. Kardos, Daniel Gary Shenberger, David Schiff, Peter Byar
  • Publication number: 20110120236
    Abstract: A sample collector and test device is disclosed. The sample collector and test device may be used together as a diagnostic tool for collecting and assay of analytes contained in a sample. A sample collector is also disclosed which may be used with existing sample containers and or test devices. The sample collector may indicate sample adequacy when a sufficient volume of sample has been collected for assay and may also include a sample retaining feature which retains a portion of expressed sample for confirmatory testing, if desirable. The sample collector may also include a mechanism for expressing sample in a sample collector and/or test device. A test device is also disclosed for retaining and assay of an expressed sample. The disclosed test device may be used with existing sample collectors. In a preferred embodiment, test device is used with a preferred sample collector.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 31, 2011
    Publication date: May 26, 2011
    Applicant: ORASURE TECHNOLOGIES, INC.
    Inventors: R. Sam NIEDBALA, John W. SCOTT, Peter A. BOURDELLE, Hans A. FEINDT
  • Patent number: 7879293
    Abstract: A sample collector and test device is disclosed. The sample collector and test device may be used together as a diagnostic tool for collecting and assay of analytes contained in a sample. A sample collector is also disclosed which may be used with existing sample containers and or test devices. The sample collector may indicate sample adequacy when a sufficient volume of sample has been collected for assay and may also include a sample retaining feature which retains a portion of expressed sample for confirmatory testing, if desirable. The sample collector may also include a mechanism for expressing sample in a sample collector and/or test device. A test device is also disclosed for retaining and assay of an expressed sample. The disclosed test device may be used with existing sample collectors. In a preferred embodiment, test device is used with a preferred sample collector.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 30, 2001
    Date of Patent: February 1, 2011
    Assignee: Orasure Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: R. Sam Niedbala, John W. Scott, Peter A. Bourdelle, Hans H. Feindt
  • Patent number: 7293662
    Abstract: A hanging shoe rack for a closet door or other vertical surface. Frame sections have opposite sides provided with support arms that taper from top to bottom for reduced material requirements. The sections are connected by bars and feet having L-shaped tongues fitting in L-shaped slots with long curved surfaces in contact for enhanced strength. The bars that receive hanger brackets have strong curved connections with the frame sides. The tongues on the bars that hook to the brackets are reinforced by tabs that fit closely in notches in the brackets to resist side to side sway.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2004
    Date of Patent: November 13, 2007
    Assignee: Lynk, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard B. Klein, John W. Scott, Chris Serslev
  • Patent number: 7118001
    Abstract: A storage rack which hangs on the upper edge of a base cabinet door. A pair of hanger brackets fit closely on the door edge and are constructed to accommodate the plain edge of a flush mounted door or the stepped edge of a recessed cabinet door. Hooks on the inside parts of the brackets receive mounting fixtures used to attach storage devices such as baskets, trays, shelves, paper towel holders, food wrap dispensers, towel hooks or towel bars. Tabs on the outside parts of the hanger brackets allow a towel bar or other device to be mounted on the outside surface of the base cabinet door. Alternative embodiments provide a single bracket which can be applied to both flush and recessed doors and which accommodates different types of storage devices that may be hooked or otherwise connected to the brackets. The connections between the brackets and storage devices can be made in various ways, including hooks fitting through openings and threaded connections.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 16, 2003
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2006
    Assignee: Lynk, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard B. Klein, John W. Scott, Chris Serslev
  • Patent number: D529792
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 3, 2004
    Date of Patent: October 10, 2006
    Assignee: Lynk, Inc.
    Inventors: Richard B. Klein, John W. Scott, Chris Serslev
  • Patent number: D631553
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 19, 2003
    Date of Patent: January 25, 2011
    Assignee: OraSure Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: R. Sam Niedbala, John W. Scott, Peter A. Bourdelle, Hans H. Feindt
  • Patent number: D960013
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 4, 2021
    Date of Patent: August 9, 2022
    Assignee: Rooster, LLC
    Inventors: Ryan R. Konen, Aaron L. Dale, John W. Scott, Steve R. Hardwick, Dustin M. Gary, Doran N. Schwartz, Jarrod B. Piper