Patents by Inventor Mark Boden

Mark Boden 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: 20220302779
    Abstract: A rotor assembly includes a plurality of segmented magnets on an outer surface of a rotor core, a metallic layer on the outer surface of the plurality of segmented magnets, and a plurality of segmented metallic bands on the outer surface of the metallic layer. The plurality of segmented metallic bands is configured to secure the plurality of segmented magnets to the outer surface of the rotor core, and each band of the plurality of metallic bands has an axial length less than an axial length of the rotor.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 22, 2021
    Publication date: September 22, 2022
    Inventors: Ellis Fui Hen Chong, Shanmukha Rama Krishna, Mark Boden
  • Publication number: 20220202997
    Abstract: A stent having an inner surface and an outer surface, at least a portion of the outer surface of the stent comprising a dissolvable adhesive polymer or a degradable adhesive polymer disposed on at least a portion of the outer surface of the stent, the adhesive is activated by exposure to an aqueous environment, the dissolvable adhesive polymer dissolves over time in an aqueous environment, the dissolvable adhesive polymer or the degradable adhesive polymer has a surface tack of about 2 psi to about 14 psi.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 17, 2022
    Publication date: June 30, 2022
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Claude O. Clerc, Gerald Fredrickson, Mark Boden
  • Patent number: 11336151
    Abstract: An electric starter-generator is described. The generator may comprise a rotor, a housing, two bearings, a stator, and a cooling-fluid flowpath. The cooling-fluid flowpath may comprise a cooling-fluid entrance and exit, and a cooling-fluid channel in fluid communication with the entrance and exit. At least a portion of the channel may be defined by a fluid-tight coupling of the housing and a sleeve radially surrounding the outer race of either the bearings. The portion may form an annulus about the axis. The portion may comprise a radially inner surface defined by the sleeve, a radially outer surface define by said housing, and two axial surfaces. The two axial surfaces may extend a distance from the radially inner to outer surfaces that is less than a distance from one of the two axial surfaces to the other of the two axial surfaces.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Date of Patent: May 17, 2022
    Assignees: ROLLS-ROYCE PLC, ROLLS-ROYCE CORPORATION
    Inventors: David Scothern, Mark Boden, Don Klemen, William Williamson, Brian Maners
  • Patent number: 11298442
    Abstract: A stent having an inner surface and an outer surface, at least a portion of the outer surface of the stent comprising a dissolvable adhesive polymer or a degradable adhesive polymer disposed on at least a portion of the outer surface of the stent, the adhesive is activated by exposure to an aqueous environment, the dissolvable adhesive polymer dissolves over time in an aqueous environment, the dissolvable adhesive polymer or the degradable adhesive polymer has a surface tack of about 2 psi to about 14 psi.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 28, 2013
    Date of Patent: April 12, 2022
    Assignee: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC.
    Inventors: Claude O. Clerc, Gerald Fredrickson, Mark Boden
  • Patent number: 11196320
    Abstract: A rotor of an electric machine includes a main rotor body having a longitudinal axis, the main rotor body comprising: a hollow cylinder body with a first end and a second end; an integral end flange at the first end; a separate end flange disposed at the second end of the cylinder body; and laminations disposed on an outer surface of the cylinder body, the laminations comprising magnetic material.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Date of Patent: December 7, 2021
    Assignees: Rolls-Royce Corporation, Rolls-Royce PLC
    Inventors: Mark Boden, Donald Klemen, Jonathan Terrell, Brian Maners
  • Publication number: 20210159755
    Abstract: A rotor of an electric machine includes a main rotor body having a longitudinal axis, the main rotor body comprising: a hollow cylinder body with a first end and a second end; an integral end flange at the first end; a separate end flange disposed at the second end of the cylinder body; and laminations disposed on an outer surface of the cylinder body, the laminations comprising magnetic material.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 21, 2019
    Publication date: May 27, 2021
    Inventors: Mark Boden, Donald Klemen, Jonathan Terrell, Brian Maners
  • Publication number: 20200358337
    Abstract: An electric starter-generator is described. The generator may comprise a rotor, a housing, two bearings, a stator, and a cooling-fluid flowpath. The cooling-fluid flowpath may comprise a cooling-fluid entrance and exit, and a cooling-fluid channel in fluid communication with the entrance and exit. At least a portion of the channel may be defined by a fluid-tight coupling of the housing and a sleeve radially surrounding the outer race of either the bearings. The portion may form an annulus about the axis. The portion may comprise a radially inner surface defined by the sleeve, a radially outer surface define by said housing, and two axial surfaces. The two axial surfaces may extend a distance from the radially inner to outer surfaces that is less than a distance from one of the two axial surfaces to the other of the two axial surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 6, 2019
    Publication date: November 12, 2020
    Inventors: David Scothern, Mark Boden, Don Klemen, William Williamson, Brian Maners
  • Patent number: 10827939
    Abstract: The present disclosure relates to the field of tissue mapping and ablation. Specifically, the present disclosure relates to expandable medical devices for identifying and treating local anatomical abnormalities within a body lumen. More specifically, the present disclosure relates to systems and methods of focal treatment for overactive bladders.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Sandra Nagale, Bryan Clark, Allan Shuros, Ding He, Dennis Werner, Lynne Swanson, Charles Gibson, Amedeo Chiavetta, Michael Peterson, Shibaji Shome, Mark Boden, Timothy Harrah
  • Patent number: 10695128
    Abstract: In one aspect, the present disclosure is directed to a system and method for ablating tissue. The method may comprise, for example, aligning a needle of a medical device with the target tissue; piercing tissue adjacent to the target tissue with the needle; sliding into the target tissue a laser fiber moveably disposed within the needle, wherein the needle is hollow and the laser fiber includes a prism; and delivering laser energy through the laser fiber and prism.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 30, 2020
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Sandra Nagale, Michael C. Larson, Mark Boden
  • Patent number: 10675462
    Abstract: In one aspect, the present disclosure is directed to a method for identifying a site with a patient for treatment. The method may include engaging a plurality electrodes with an interior wall of the patient at a plurality of locations. The method may also generating a virtual map of a plurality of electrodes, wherein each of the plurality of electrodes is displayed with a first indicia. The method may also include displaying each of the plurality of electrodes engaged with the interior wall with a second indicia, measuring electrical activity, identifying at least one site for treatment based on the measured resulting electrical activity, and displaying each of the plurality of electrodes identified for treatment with a third indicia.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Date of Patent: June 9, 2020
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Ding Sheng He, Sandra Nagale, Allan Charles Shuros, Charles Gibson, Lynne Swanson, Dennis Werner, Timothy Paul Harrah, Mark Boden, Michael Charles Peterson, Steven Diamond, Amedeo Chiavetta
  • Patent number: 10188535
    Abstract: In some aspects, the present disclosure provides medical devices that comprise a composite region comprising a binding polymer portion and an oriented fibrous polymer reinforcement portion, wherein the composite region is formed by a process that comprises heating and compressing one or more oriented polymer fibers. Other aspects of the present disclosure relative to methods of forming such medical devices.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 9, 2015
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark Boden, Patrick Mather
  • Patent number: 10179190
    Abstract: Methods of treating tissue of a patient, e.g., tissue of an organ such that the bladder, are described. The methods may comprise inserting a medical device within the bladder; and injecting a composition to separate a first layer of tissue from a second layer of tissue. The composition may comprise at least one polysaccharide compound having a concentration ranging from approximately 0.05% to approximately 25% by weight, with respect to the total weight of the composition. The composition may at least partially separate the first layer of tissue from the second layer of tissue. At least one of the first layer of tissue or the second layer of tissue may be a detrusor muscle tissue.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 15, 2019
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Sandra Nagale, David Shreeve, Mark Boden, Jonathan Zoll, Timothy Harrah, Steven Kangas, Kasyap Seethamraju, Deanna Cavallaro, Martin Phelan
  • Publication number: 20170120048
    Abstract: In one aspect, the present disclosure is directed to a method for identifying a site with a patient for treatment. The method may include engaging a plurality electrodes with an interior wall of the patient at a plurality of locations. The method may also generating a virtual map of a plurality of electrodes, wherein each of the plurality of electrodes is displayed with a first indicia. The method may also include displaying each of the plurality of electrodes engaged with the interior wall with a second indicia, measuring electrical activity, identifying at least one site for treatment based on the measured resulting electrical activity, and displaying each of the plurality of electrodes identified for treatment with a third indicia.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 3, 2016
    Publication date: May 4, 2017
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Ding Sheng He, Sandra NAGALE, Allan Charles SHUROS, Charles GIBSON, Lynne SWANSON, Dennis WERNER, Timothy Paul HARRAH, Mark BODEN, Michael Charles PETERSON, Steven DIAMOND, Amedeo CHIAVETTA
  • Patent number: 9631042
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to copolymers having one or more polyisobutylene segments and one or more biodegradable polymer segments, to methods of making such copolymers, to medical articles that contain such copolymers, and to methods of making such medical articles. According to certain aspects of the invention, copolymers are provided, which comprise a plurality of polyisobutylene segments and a plurality of biodegradable polymer segments. According to certain aspects of the invention, copolymers are provided, which comprise urethane linkages, urea linkages, amide linkages, ester linkages, anhydride linkages, carbonate linkages, linkages commonly described as “click” chemistry linkages, and combinations of two or more types of such linkages.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Date of Patent: April 25, 2017
    Assignees: BOSTON SCIENTIFIC SCIMED, INC., THE UNIVERSITY OF MASSACHUSETTS LOWELL
    Inventors: Mark Boden, Marlene C. Schwarz, Frederick H. Strickler, Rudolf Faust, Umaprasana Ojha, Tomoya Higashihara
  • Publication number: 20170035341
    Abstract: Systems, devices and methods for the treatment of bladder conditions using bladder visualization without the need for optical elements and for subsequent direct electrical pacing are provided. The systems, devices and methods generally apply pacing stimulus directly to the bladder wall, from one or more of the inner and outer bladder surfaces.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 4, 2016
    Publication date: February 9, 2017
    Inventors: Sandra Nagale, Shibaji Shome, Timothy Harrah, Mark Boden, Allan Shuros, Bryan Clark, Amedeo Chiavetta, Lynne Swanson, Dennis Werner
  • Publication number: 20160346430
    Abstract: Methods of treating tissue of a patient, e.g., tissue of an organ such that the bladder, are described. The methods may comprise inserting a medical device within the bladder; and injecting a composition to separate a first layer of tissue from a second layer of tissue. The composition may comprise at least one polysaccharide compound having a concentration ranging from approximately 0.05% to approximately 25% by weight, with respect to the total weight of the composition. The composition may at least partially separate the first layer of tissue from the second layer of tissue. At least one of the first layer of tissue or the second layer of tissue may be a detrusor muscle tissue.
    Type: Application
    Filed: May 27, 2016
    Publication date: December 1, 2016
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Sandra Nagale, David SHREEVE, Mark BODEN, Jonathan ZOLL, Timothy HARRAH, Steven KANGAS, Kasyap SEETHAMRAJU, Deanna CAVALLARO, Martin PHELAN
  • Publication number: 20160302868
    Abstract: In one aspect, the present disclosure is directed to a system and method for ablating tissue. The method may comprise, for example, aligning a needle of a medical device with the target tissue; piercing tissue adjacent to the target tissue with the needle; sliding into the target tissue a laser fiber moveably disposed within the needle, wherein the needle is hollow and the laser fiber includes a prism; and delivering laser energy through the laser fiber and prism.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 15, 2016
    Publication date: October 20, 2016
    Applicant: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Sandra Nagale, Michael C. Larson, Mark Boden
  • Patent number: 9370645
    Abstract: A medical device including an outer balloon, an inner balloon, and at least one delivery unit is disclosed. The outer balloon defines a first internal cavity that remains in fluid communication with a first inflation lumen. The inner balloon is disposed within the first internal cavity, and defines a second internal cavity that is in fluid communication with a second inflation lumen. Each delivery unit includes at least one needle configured to pierce a tissue and at least one reservoir containing a material. Further, inflation of the outer balloon or the inner balloon is structured and arranged to deliver the material into the tissue through the needle lumen.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 14, 2014
    Date of Patent: June 21, 2016
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: James Rohl, Mary Byron, Joel Eggert, Sandra Nagale, Mark Boden, David Lehse
  • Patent number: 9220811
    Abstract: In various aspects, the present invention is directed to implantable neurostimulation leads and methods for their formation. In various additional aspects, the present invention is directed to medical devices having silicone-containing regions with overlying polymeric layers and to methods of forming the same.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: September 21, 2009
    Date of Patent: December 29, 2015
    Assignee: Boston Scientific Scimed, Inc.
    Inventors: Edward Holman Overstreet, Anne M. Pianca, Janusz A. Kuzman, Aditya Pandit, Shaina Brito, Robert E. Richard, Kerri DiPietro, Frederick H. Strickler, Mark Boden, Lan Pham, William Orinski
  • Publication number: 20150203622
    Abstract: The present invention pertains to copolymers having one or more polyisobutylene segments and one or more biodegradable polymer segments, to methods of making such copolymers, to medical articles that contain such copolymers, and to methods of making such medical articles. According to certain aspects of the invention, copolymers are provided, which comprise a plurality of polyisobutylene segments and a plurality of biodegradable polymer segments. According to certain aspects of the invention, copolymers are provided, which comprise urethane linkages, urea linkages, amide linkages, ester linkages, anhydride linkages, carbonate linkages, linkages commonly described as “click” chemistry linkages, and combinations of two or more types of such linkages.
    Type: Application
    Filed: November 12, 2014
    Publication date: July 23, 2015
    Inventors: Mark Boden, Marlene C. Schwarz, Frederick H. Strickler, Rudolf Faust, Umaprasana Ojha, Tomoya Higashihara