Patents by Inventor Maria Armesto

Maria Armesto 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: 20190231573
    Abstract: The invention relates to a system to assist walking in spinal cord injured people, who preserve hip flexion capacity, comprising a pair of KAFO-type orthoses with: (a) an angular actuator (5) in each knee; (b) an orientation and acceleration sensor (6) on each leg; (c) a power supply and control system (7) to which all the sensors and actuators are connected; (d) a control algorithm deciding when to flex or extend the knee depending on the walking cycle, using information from the sensors.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 17, 2017
    Publication date: August 1, 2019
    Inventors: Urbano LUGRÍS ARMESTO, Javier CUADRADO ARANDA, Josep Maria FONT LLAGUNES, Daniel CLOS COSTA, Francisco Javier ALONSO SÁNCHEZ, Francisco ROMERO SÁNCHEZ
  • Patent number: 8828407
    Abstract: The present invention provides a chimaeric coronavirus S protein which is based on an S protein from a coronavirus strain with restricted tissue tropism, but which comprises at least part of the S2 subunit from a coronavirus strain with extended tissue tropism, such that a virus comprising the chimaeric S protein has extended tissue tropism. The present invention also provides a virus comprising such a chimaeric S protein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 5, 2010
    Date of Patent: September 9, 2014
    Assignee: The Pirbright Institute
    Inventors: Paul Britton, Erica Bickerton, Maria Armesto
  • Publication number: 20120177675
    Abstract: The present invention provides a chimaeric coronavirus S protein which is based on an S protein from a coronavirus strain with restricted tissue tropism, but which comprises at least part of the S2 subunit from a coronavirus strain with extended tissue tropism, such that a virus comprising the chimaeric S protein has extended tissue tropism. The present invention also provides a virus comprising such a chimaeric S protein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 5, 2010
    Publication date: July 12, 2012
    Applicant: INSTITUTE FOR ANIMAL HEALTH
    Inventors: Paul Britton, Erica Bickerton, Maria Armesto