Patents by Inventor Joseph M. Leginus

Joseph M. Leginus 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: 20200355616
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 29, 2020
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Applicant: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Publication number: 20180172595
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 16, 2018
    Publication date: June 21, 2018
    Applicant: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Patent number: 9921166
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Date of Patent: March 20, 2018
    Assignee: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Publication number: 20160356722
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 28, 2016
    Publication date: December 8, 2016
    Applicant: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeffery D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Patent number: 9404881
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 3, 2014
    Date of Patent: August 2, 2016
    Assignee: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC.
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeffery D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Publication number: 20140378341
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 5, 2014
    Publication date: December 25, 2014
    Applicant: MESO SCALE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Patent number: 8852922
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Date of Patent: October 7, 2014
    Assignee: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Publication number: 20140151224
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 3, 2014
    Publication date: June 5, 2014
    Applicant: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Patent number: 8641986
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: February 4, 2014
    Assignee: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Publication number: 20120055809
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 30, 2011
    Publication date: March 8, 2012
    Applicant: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Patent number: 8012745
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 2, 2008
    Date of Patent: September 6, 2011
    Assignee: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Publication number: 20090066339
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2008
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Applicant: MESO SCALE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Publication number: 20090065357
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 2, 2008
    Publication date: March 12, 2009
    Applicant: MESO SCALE TECHNOLOGIES, LLC
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Patent number: 7497997
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 23, 2003
    Date of Patent: March 3, 2009
    Assignee: Meso Scale Technologies, LLC
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Publication number: 20040189311
    Abstract: Assay modules, preferably assay cartridges, are described as are reader apparatuses which may be used to control aspects of module operation. The modules preferably comprise a detection chamber with integrated electrodes that may be used for carrying out electrode induced luminescence measurements. Methods are described for immobilizing assay reagents in a controlled fashion on these electrodes and other surfaces. Assay modules and cartridges are also described that have a detection chamber, preferably having integrated electrodes, and other fluidic components which may include sample chambers, waste chambers, conduits, vents, bubble traps, reagent chambers, dry reagent pill zones and the like. In certain preferred embodiments, these modules are adapted to receive and analyze a sample collected on an applicator stick.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 23, 2003
    Publication date: September 30, 2004
    Inventors: Eli N. Glezer, Jonathan K. Leland, Mark A. Billadeau, Joseph M. Leginus, Bandele Jeffrey-Coker, Jeff D. Debad, Koustubh A. Phalnikar, Sriram Jambunathan
  • Patent number: 5500187
    Abstract: An assay device for detecting the presence of analytes in an unknown sample including a reaction system wherein storage reservoirs containing reagent are fluidly connected to a track containing the sample. An actuation mechanism forces the reagent from the reservoirs and into the track where it mixes the reagents together and then with the sample at a first flow rate. The mechanism then reduces the force on the reagent to allow a second flow rate less then the first flow rate to force the reagent and sample mixture through the track so that reaction can occur, whereby a determination as to whether the target analyte was present may be made.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 1992
    Date of Patent: March 19, 1996
    Assignee: Westinghouse Electric Corporation
    Inventors: James H. Deoms, Daryl S. Mileaf, Kevin E. LaCour, Noe E. Rodriguez, II, Joseph M. Leginus, Scott D. Johnson, Richard C. Kapraun, Richard M. Young
  • Patent number: 5367061
    Abstract: A method of detecting the presence and amount of a nitrate ester of a polyol in an unknown comprises preparing an antigen based on such an ester and using that antigen to raise antibodies for use in a biochemical assay for the nitrate ester. A preferred antigen is pentaerythritol trinitrate bonded to a protein such as thyroglobulin or BSA. Antibodies can be raised against this antigen in rabbits or other normally used laboratory animals, and the antibodies are used in, for example, a competitive inhibition enzyme immunosorbent assay (CIEIA).
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 1993
    Date of Patent: November 22, 1994
    Assignee: Westinghouse Electric Company
    Inventor: Joseph M. Leginus