Patents by Inventor Mark Bartlett

Mark Bartlett 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: 20070212433
    Abstract: Nutritional formulations and methods for imparting positive health benefits to a subject are disclosed and described. In particular, methods and nutritional formulations for providing increased absorption of antioxidants are taught. In some aspects, the nutritional formulation can include Gac fruit extract in combination with at least one other antioxidant. Such nutritional formulations can in some respects produce enhanced or synergistic results with respect to the amount of antioxidants absorbed by a subject.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 30, 2006
    Publication date: September 13, 2007
    Inventors: Carsten Smidt, Mark Bartlett, Jiashi Zhu, Angela Mastaloudis
  • Publication number: 20070191307
    Abstract: Methods for the preparation of nanosized nutrient formulations for enhanced absorption of nutritional agents. The methods include the complexation of cyclodextrin with carotenoids and incorporation of the complexes into the nutritional supplements without intermediate collection, isolation, and drying steps.
    Type: Application
    Filed: October 4, 2006
    Publication date: August 16, 2007
    Inventors: Mark Bartlett, Angela Mastaloudis, Carsten Smidt, Stephen Poole
  • Patent number: 6533759
    Abstract: A flash chamber having a self-closing valve for use with a catheter is described. The flash chamber, which is connected to the catheter, precludes blood leakage as a needle is removed from the catheter and an IV unit is coupled to the catheter. The flash chamber permits the practitioner to visually verify that a blood vessel has been punctured and includes a self-sealing valve that prevents blood from flowing out of the flash chamber as the needle is removed and the IV unit is attached.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: June 1, 2001
    Date of Patent: March 18, 2003
    Inventors: Robert Watson, Mark Bartlett
  • Patent number: 5423791
    Abstract: A valve device for medical fluid transfer and methodology utilizing the valve device provides a multi-purpose needle free valve assembly and bottle or IV port adapters for multiple medical use requirements. The adapters being suitable for insertion into IV ports, medicine bottles or vials and IV luer lock connectors. The valve device assembly for fluid transfer is used within administration structures for medical purposes utilizing a needle free syringe as the transfer apparatus, the needle free syringe being mateable with the valve device assembly in a first connector and when inserted, the syringe tip opens the valve by compression of the valve head or piston and valve springs allowing for two-way communication between the barrel of the needle free syringe and the IV ports, medicinal bottles or vials and IV luer lock connectors.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 14, 1993
    Date of Patent: June 13, 1995
    Inventor: J. Mark Bartlett
  • Patent number: 5176239
    Abstract: An escalator or travelator is provided with a plurality of advertising signs on the riser or step of the escalator or travelator. The sign is provided with a transparent cover which is positioned on the step so as to not interfere with the relative movement of adjacent steps on the escalator/travelator or the cyclic movement of the escalator/travelator itself.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 30, 1991
    Date of Patent: January 5, 1993
    Assignee: Escalator Advertising Limited
    Inventors: Alexander Findlay, Mark Bartlett