Patents by Inventor Kimberly Anderson

Kimberly Anderson 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: 10596014
    Abstract: A system for controlling a body part includes a number of sensing devices that sense signals from a hemisphere of a brain. A signal translating unit translates the signals into a command signal for controlling the body part, which is on a same side of the body as the hemisphere of the brain. A prosthetic device receives the command signal from the signal translating unit and manipulates the body part in response to the command signal.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 7, 2017
    Date of Patent: March 24, 2020
    Assignee: Washington University
    Inventors: Eric Claude Leuthardt, Kimberly Kreines, Nick Anderson
  • Patent number: 10335256
    Abstract: Described are pelvic implants and methods of surgically placing pelvic implants, that provide treatment for pelvic floor disorders by support of the levator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 8, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 2, 2019
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Karen Pilney Montpetit, Richard C. Kaleta, James A. Kazmierkoski, Kelly Ann Chapman, Kimberly A. Anderson
  • Patent number: 10034733
    Abstract: Described are pelvic implants and methods of surgically placing pelvic implants, that provide treatment for pelvic floor disorders by support of the levator.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 27, 2012
    Date of Patent: July 31, 2018
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Kimberly A. Anderson, Karen Pilney Montpetit, Kelly Ann Chapman
  • Patent number: 10028816
    Abstract: Articles and procedures for preventing or treating vaginal prolapse, urinary incontinence, and other disorders of the pelvic floor.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 24, 2014
    Date of Patent: July 24, 2018
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Karen Pilney Montpetit, James E. Cox, Kimberly A. Anderson
  • Patent number: 9717580
    Abstract: Surgical articles, implants and components suitable creating composite slings are described. Novel procedures for assembling and utilizing composite slings are also detailed.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 30, 2007
    Date of Patent: August 1, 2017
    Assignee: Astora Women's Health, LLC
    Inventors: Kimberly A. Anderson, Robert E. Lund, Mark S. Bouchier, Francis D. Sturzl, III, James A. Gohman, Timothy A. Bachman
  • Publication number: 20170165044
    Abstract: Surgical instruments, implantable articles and surgical procedures disclosed for treating medical disorders, particularly incontinence. Improved surgical sling procedures are disclosed. Novel surgical instruments and kits for use in sling procedures are also disclosed. The present invention affords options for surgeons with concomitant advantages to the patient and the healthcare provider.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 20, 2016
    Publication date: June 15, 2017
    Inventors: Johann J. NEISZ, Robert E. LUND, Kimberly A. ANDERSON, Vicki R. VANDERSLOOT, Terrence M. MOORE, Mark S. BOUCHIER, Randy L. MORNINGSTAR, Gary A. ROCHELEAU
  • Patent number: 9615905
    Abstract: The present invention includes a method of implanting a urethral prosthesis. The method includes making an incision, positioning arms of the prosthesis in the pelvic region of the patient, and positioning a stem of the prosthesis in the scrotum of the patient.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 26, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 11, 2017
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Steven W. Siegel, Kevin R. Arnal, Robert E. Lund, Kimberly A. Anderson, Brian P. Watschke
  • Patent number: 9554884
    Abstract: Surgical instruments, implantable articles and surgical procedures disclosed for treating medical disorders, particularly incontinence. Improved surgical sling procedures are disclosed. Novel surgical instruments and kits for use in sling procedures are also disclosed. The present invention affords options for surgeons with concomitant advantages to the patient and the healthcare provider.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 26, 2014
    Date of Patent: January 31, 2017
    Assignee: Astora Women's Health, LLC
    Inventors: Johann J. Neisz, Robert E. Lund, Kimberly A. Anderson, Vicki R. Vandersloot, Terence M. Moore, Mark S. Bouchier, Randy L. Morningstar, Gary A. Rocheleau
  • Publication number: 20160367350
    Abstract: A surgical instrument for treating incontinence includes a handle portion elongate along a handle axis and a needle portion connected to the handle portion. The needle portion has a spacer portion along the handle axis, and has a distal end. The needle portion includes a substantially helical portion that is a variable spiral portion, extending from the straight spacer portion. The variable spiral portion is sized and shaped to extend from an incision substantially adjacent the patient's obturator foramen through the obturator foramen along a path in a region between the superior pubic ramus and the inferior pubic ramus. The needle portion has a structure near the distal end that associates the instrument with an implantable material configured to treat incontinence.
    Type: Application
    Filed: September 2, 2016
    Publication date: December 22, 2016
    Inventors: Kimberly A. Anderson, Brian P. Watschke, Georges Mellier, Johann J. Neisz
  • Patent number: D888091
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: June 23, 2020
    Assignee: Stryker Corporation
    Inventors: David Becker, Karen L. Smit, Daniel J. Martinson, Rebecca S. Paalman, Jon Anderson, Kimberly K. Leopold
  • Patent number: D894228
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward, Katherine Elizabeth Tackett
  • Patent number: D894230
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward
  • Patent number: D894231
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward, Katherine Elizabeth Tackett
  • Patent number: D894232
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward, Katherine Elizabeth Tackett
  • Patent number: D894234
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward, Katherine Elizabeth Tackett
  • Patent number: D894235
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward, Katherine Elizabeth Tackett
  • Patent number: D894236
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward, Katherine Elizabeth Tackett
  • Patent number: D894237
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: August 25, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward, Katherine Elizabeth Tackett
  • Patent number: D894961
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward, Katherine Elizabeth Tackett
  • Patent number: D894962
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 4, 2019
    Date of Patent: September 1, 2020
    Assignee: LEXMARK INTERNATIONAL, INC.
    Inventors: Kimberly Ray Butler, Alexander Campos Gocotano, Daniel Blake Jarvis, Dean Anderson Nellis, Koc Liong Ong, Joanna Musick Hall Smith, Jonathan Ashley Ward, Kelsi Strawzell Ward, Katherine Elizabeth Tackett