Patents by Inventor M. J. McKeown

M. J. McKeown 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: 5149270
    Abstract: A method and apparatus for simulation of conditions under which endoscopic procedures may be practiced by an individual to learn and improve on the skills of manipulation and use of instrumentation and to develop the manual dexterity required. The apparatus has a cavity in which an object simulating a human organ is mounted for performing the practice procedure. The cavity is closeable to outside view or access thus forcing the individual practicing a procedure to use and manipulate the instruments under conditions that mimic real life operating and diagnostic conditions.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: October 29, 1990
    Date of Patent: September 22, 1992
    Inventor: M. J. McKeown