Patents by Inventor Kenneth Warnock

Kenneth Warnock 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: 20190133758
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods for crimping a medical device are disclosed. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to devices, systems, and methods for reducing the diameter of a collapsible heart valve prosthesis to be loaded onto a delivery device. The devices, systems, and methods using at least one funnel to crimp the heart valve prosthesis and load it onto the delivery system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 8, 2019
    Publication date: May 9, 2019
    Inventors: Niall DUFFY, Marian LALLY, Philip HAARSTAD, Frank HAREWOOD, Igor KOVALSKY, Jason QUILL, Daniel GELFMAN, Ana MENK, Darren JANZIG, Shyam GOKALDAS, Kenneth WARNOCK
  • Patent number: 10188515
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods for crimping a medical device are disclosed. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to devices, systems, and methods for reducing the diameter of a collapsible heart valve prosthesis to be loaded onto a delivery device. The devices, systems, and methods using at least one funnel to crimp the heart valve prosthesis and load it onto the delivery system.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: MEDTRONIC VASCULAR INC.
    Inventors: Niall Duffy, Marian Creaven, Philip Haarstad, Frank Harewood, Igor Kovalsky, Jason Quill, Daniel Gelfman, Ana Menk, Darren Janzig, Shyam Gokaldas, Kenneth Warnock
  • Publication number: 20140331475
    Abstract: Devices, systems, and methods for crimping a medical device are disclosed. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to devices, systems, and methods for reducing the diameter of a collapsible heart valve prosthesis to be loaded onto a delivery device. The devices, systems, and methods using at least one funnel to crimp the heart valve prosthesis and load it onto the delivery system.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 8, 2014
    Publication date: November 13, 2014
    Applicant: Medtronic Vascular Galway
    Inventors: Niall Duffy, Marian Creaven, Philip Haarstad, Frank Harewood, Igor Kovalsky, Jason Quill, Daniel Gelfman, Ana Menk, Darren Janzig, Shyam Gokaldas, Kenneth Warnock
  • Patent number: 8142415
    Abstract: A catheter includes an elongate member having a braided reinforcing layer. The reinforcing layer comprises a plurality of continuous filaments that transform from a braided configuration to short axially oriented segments in a least one location along the catheter. Also disclosed is a method of manufacturing a braided elongate member including providing a core, forming at least one braided portion with a plurality of filaments and forming at least one short axially oriented segment with at least a portion of the same plurality of filaments.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 24, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 27, 2012
    Assignee: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventors: Kenneth Warnock, Jr., Peter Lunn
  • Publication number: 20080262471
    Abstract: A catheter includes an elongate member having a braided and coiled reinforcing layer encased within a polymeric bonding layer. The reinforcing layer comprises a plurality of continuous filaments that transform from a braided configuration to a coiled configuration in a least one location along the catheter. Also disclosed is a method of manufacturing a braided and coiled elongate member including providing a core, forming at least one braided portion with a plurality of filaments and forming at least one coiled portion with at least a portion of the same plurality of filaments.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 17, 2007
    Publication date: October 23, 2008
    Applicant: Medtronic Vascular, Inc.
    Inventor: Kenneth Warnock