Patents by Inventor Mark E. Seeley

Mark E. Seeley 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: 10987219
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a chordal replacement system comprising: a pledget coupled to a first suture length and at least one of a first needle and a first ferrule; a second suture length coupled to the pledget and at least a second needle; and a third suture length coupled to the pledget and at least a third needle; wherein the second and third suture lengths are not monolithic with each other and do not constitute a single suture. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Date of Patent: April 27, 2021
    Assignee: ON-X LIFE TECHNOLOGIES, INC
    Inventors: Ryan Medema, Jeffrey Nelson, Anthony Lioi, Clyde Baker, Fletcher D. Southard, Mark E. Seeley
  • Patent number: 10829853
    Abstract: Arrangements are provided for assembling multiple substrates for coating within a fluidized bed coater so as to deposit a coating of uniform thickness across the entire exterior surface thereof. One embodiment includes a method for coating orthopedic implants having convex and concave surfaces with pyrocarbon by pyrolytic decomposition of a hydrocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Date of Patent: November 10, 2020
    Assignee: On-X Life Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark E. Seeley, Fletcher Derek Southard, Mike James Mewhort, Joseph Earl Robinson, Roger William Leikam, Jeff Wayne Stark, Brett A. Bickerton, Jonathan C. Stupka, David Wilde
  • Publication number: 20190153596
    Abstract: Arrangements are provided for assembling multiple substrates for coating within a fluidized bed coater so as to deposit a coating of uniform thickness across the entire exterior surface thereof. One embodiment includes a method for coating orthopedic implants having convex and concave surfaces with pyrocarbon by pyrolytic decomposition of a hydrocarbon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: January 25, 2019
    Publication date: May 23, 2019
    Inventors: Mark E. Seeley, Fletcher Derek Southard, Mike James Mewhort, Joseph Earl Robinson, Roger William Leikam, Jeff Wayne Stark, Brett A. Bickerton, Jonathan C. Stupka, David Wilde
  • Publication number: 20190105157
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a chordal replacement system comprising: a pledget coupled to a first suture length and at least one of a first needle and a first ferrule; a second suture length coupled to the pledget and at least a second needle; and a third suture length coupled to the pledget and at least a third needle; wherein the second and third suture lengths are not monolithic with each other and do not constitute a single suture. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: July 13, 2018
    Publication date: April 11, 2019
    Inventors: Ryan Medema, Jeffrey Nelson, Anthony Lioi, Clyde Baker, Fletcher D. Southard, Mark E. Seeley
  • Patent number: 10190215
    Abstract: Arrangements are provided for assembling multiple substrates for coating within a fluidized bed coater so as to deposit a coating of uniform thickness across the entire exterior surface thereof. One embodiment includes a method for coating orthopedic implants having convex and concave surfaces with pyrocarbon by pyrolytic decomposition of a hydrocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Date of Patent: January 29, 2019
    Assignee: On-X Life Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark E. Seeley, Fletcher Derek Southard, Mike James Mewhort, Joseph Earl Robinson, Roger William Leikam, Jeff Wayne Stark, Brett A. Bickerton, Jonathan C. Stupka, David Wilde
  • Patent number: 10040165
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises a container to include a substrate during processing (e.g., centrifugal or vibratory processing) and protect the substrate from other substrates (e.g., medical implants) that are simultaneously being processed and/or from the polishing environment (e.g. vibratory tub sidewalls) during processing. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Date of Patent: August 7, 2018
    Assignee: On-X Life Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Cole Seeley, Mark E. Seeley
  • Patent number: 10022224
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a chordal replacement system comprising: a pledget coupled to a first suture length and at least one of a first needle and a first ferrule; a second suture length coupled to the pledget and at least a second needle; and a third suture length coupled to the pledget and at least a third needle; wherein the second and third suture lengths are not monolithic with each other and do not constitute a single suture. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: August 15, 2013
    Date of Patent: July 17, 2018
    Assignee: On-X Life Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Ryan Medema, Jeffrey Nelson, Anthony Lioi, Clyde Baker, Fletcher D. Southard, Mark E. Seeley
  • Publication number: 20160258056
    Abstract: Arrangements are provided for assembling multiple substrates for coating within a fluidized bed coater so as to deposit a coating of uniform thickness across the entire exterior surface thereof. One embodiment includes a method for coating orthopedic implants having convex and concave surfaces with pyrocarbon by pyrolytic decomposition of a hydrocarbon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: March 7, 2016
    Publication date: September 8, 2016
    Inventors: Mark E. Seeley, Fletcher Derek Southard, Mike James Mewhort, Joseph Earl Robinson, Roger William Leikam, Jeff Wayne Stark, Brett A. Bickerton, Jonathan C. Stupka, David Wilde
  • Patent number: 9279181
    Abstract: Arrangements are provided for assembling multiple substrates for coating within a fluidized bed coater so as to deposit a coating of uniform thickness across the entire exterior surface thereof. One embodiment includes a method for coating orthopedic implants having convex and concave surfaces with pyrocarbon by pyrolytic decomposition of a hydrocarbon.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: February 22, 2011
    Date of Patent: March 8, 2016
    Assignee: On-X Life Technologies, Inc.
    Inventors: Mark E. Seeley, Fletcher Derek Southard, Mike James Mewhort, Joseph Earl Robinson, Roger William Leikam, Jeff Wayne Stark, Brett A. Bickerton, Jonathan C. Stupka, David Wilde
  • Publication number: 20150216662
    Abstract: An embodiment includes a chordal replacement system comprising: a pledget coupled to a first suture length and at least one of a first needle and a first ferrule; a second suture length coupled to the pledget and at least a second needle; and a third suture length coupled to the pledget and at least a third needle; wherein the second and third suture lengths are not monolithic with each other and do not constitute a single suture. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: August 15, 2013
    Publication date: August 6, 2015
    Inventors: Ryan Medema, Jeffrey Nelson, Anthony Lioi, Clyde Baker, Fletcher D. Southard, Mark E. Seeley
  • Publication number: 20150151399
    Abstract: An embodiment comprises a container to include a substrate during processing (e.g., centrifugal or vibratory processing) and protect the substrate from other substrates (e.g., medical implants) that are simultaneously being processed and/or from the polishing environment (e.g. vibratory tub sidewalls) during processing. Other embodiments are described herein.
    Type: Application
    Filed: April 25, 2013
    Publication date: June 4, 2015
    Inventors: Cole Seeley, Mark E. Seeley
  • Publication number: 20110311714
    Abstract: Arrangements are provided for assembling multiple substrates for coating within a fluidized bed coater so as to deposit a coating of uniform thickness across the entire exterior surface thereof. One embodiment includes a method for coating orthopedic implants having convex and concave surfaces with pyrocarbon by pyrolytic decomposition of a hydrocarbon.
    Type: Application
    Filed: February 22, 2011
    Publication date: December 22, 2011
    Inventors: Mark E. Seeley, Fletcher Derek Southard, Mike James Mewhort, Joseph Earl Robinson, Roger William Leikam, Jeff Wayne Stark, Brett A. Bickerton, Jonathan C. Stupka, David Wilde, Cephas M. Wozencraft