Patents by Inventor Kevin Klimek

Kevin Klimek 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: 20050064583
    Abstract: Methods, devices and device components are presented for reducing pathogenic biological contaminants in biological samples, in particular, methods, devices and device components for treating biological samples with electromagnetic radiation. In one aspect, the invention provides illuminators having differentially cooled light sources which exhibit improved light source longevity over conventional high intensity illuminators. In another aspect, the invention provides illuminators having closed loop feedback temperature control which produce radiant intensities and powers that are substantially constant as a function of time.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 22, 2004
    Publication date: March 24, 2005
    Inventors: Frank Caruso, Carl Schmidt, Kevin Klimek