Patents by Inventor Linda M. Johnson-Morke

Linda M. Johnson-Morke 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: 10661088
    Abstract: An implantable medical device (IMD) has a housing enclosing an electronic circuit. The housing includes a shield member defining a first portion of an interior cavity of the implantable medical device and a skirted feedthrough assembly. The feedthrough assembly includes a shield extender having a top face and a sidewall that extends from the top face so that the top face and the sidewall are a single continuous component. At least one feedthrough aperture extends through the top face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Date of Patent: May 26, 2020
    Assignee: MEDTRONIC, INC.
    Inventors: John E. Kast, Linda M. Johnson-Morke, Chris J. Paidosh, Randy S. Roles
  • Publication number: 20180221669
    Abstract: An implantable medical device (IMD) has a housing enclosing an electronic circuit. The housing includes a shield member defining a first portion of an interior cavity of the implantable medical device and a skirted feedthrough assembly. The feedthrough assembly includes a shield extender having a top face and a sidewall that extends from the top face so that the top face and the sidewall are a single continuous component. At least one feedthrough aperture extends through the top face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 30, 2018
    Publication date: August 9, 2018
    Inventors: John E. Kast, Linda M. Johnson-Morke, Chris J. Paidosh, Randy S. Roles
  • Patent number: 9956420
    Abstract: An implantable medical device (IMD) has a housing enclosing an electronic circuit. The housing includes a shield member defining a first portion of an interior cavity of the implantable medical device and a skirted feedthrough assembly. The feedthrough assembly includes a shield extender having a top face and a sidewall that extends from the top face so that the top face and the sidewall are a single continuous component. At least one feedthrough aperture extends through the top face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Date of Patent: May 1, 2018
    Assignee: MEDTRONIC, INC.
    Inventors: John E. Kast, Linda M. Johnson-Morke, Chris J. Paidosh, Randy S. Roles
  • Publication number: 20170296831
    Abstract: An implantable medical device (IMD) has a housing enclosing an electronic circuit. The housing includes a shield member defining a first portion of an interior cavity of the implantable medical device and a skirted feedthrough assembly. The feedthrough assembly includes a shield extender having a top face and a sidewall that extends from the top face so that the top face and the sidewall are a single continuous component. At least one feedthrough aperture extends through the top face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 3, 2017
    Publication date: October 19, 2017
    Inventors: John E. Kast, Linda M. Johnson-Morke, Chris J. Paidosh, Randy S. Roles
  • Patent number: 9610453
    Abstract: An implantable medical device (IMD) has a housing enclosing an electronic circuit. The housing includes a shield member defining a first portion of an interior cavity of the implantable medical device and a skirted feedthrough assembly. The feedthrough assembly includes a shield extender having a top face and a sidewall that extends from the top face so that the top face and the sidewall are a single continuous component. At least one feedthrough aperture extends through the top face.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Date of Patent: April 4, 2017
    Assignee: MEDTRONIC, INC.
    Inventors: John E. Kast, Linda M. Johnson-Morke, Chris J. Paidosh, Randy S. Roles
  • Publication number: 20160121125
    Abstract: An implantable medical device (IMD) has a housing enclosing an electronic circuit. The housing includes a shield member defining a first portion of an interior cavity of the implantable medical device and a skirted feedthrough assembly. The feedthrough assembly includes a shield extender having a top face and a sidewall that extends from the top face so that the top face and the sidewall are a single continuous component. At least one feedthrough aperture extends through the top face.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 29, 2015
    Publication date: May 5, 2016
    Inventors: John E. Kast, Linda M. Johnson-Morke, Chris J. Paidosh, Randy S. Roles
  • Patent number: 8127582
    Abstract: Methods and devices provide for high velocity forming of medical device casings. The high velocity forming may be produced by creating a pressure wave within a liquid contained by an enclosure. A die and a workpiece adjacent to the die are in the path of the pressure wave within the enclosure and the pressure wave forces the workpiece to conform to the contours of the die. Objects may be adhered to the die to provide for customized contours. Trimming features may be included within the enclosure to trim excess material from a formed workpiece as an integral part of the forming process. Various other features may also be provided within the enclosure including a diffuser to disperse the pressure wave. The workpiece may be of various forms including flat sheet stock.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Date of Patent: March 6, 2012
    Assignee: Medtronic, Inc.
    Inventors: Linda M. Johnson-Morke, Glenn S. Daehn
  • Publication number: 20100154502
    Abstract: Methods and devices provide for high velocity forming of medical device casings. The high velocity forming may be produced by creating a pressure wave within a liquid contained by an enclosure. A die and a workpiece adjacent to the die are in the path of the pressure wave within the enclosure and the pressure wave forces the workpiece to conform to the contours of the die. Objects may be adhered to the die to provide for customized contours. Trimming features may be included within the enclosure to trim excess material from a formed workpiece as an integral part of the forming process. Various other features may also be provided within the enclosure including a diffuser to disperse the pressure wave. The workpiece may be of various forms including flat sheet stock.
    Type: Application
    Filed: December 19, 2008
    Publication date: June 24, 2010
    Inventors: Linda M. Johnson-Morke, Glenn S. Daehn