Patents by Inventor Mark Jeremy Laister

Mark Jeremy Laister 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: 5999846
    Abstract: An insomnia or vigilance monitor comprising one or more electrodes (1a,1b) for obtaining an electrical signal from a subject over a period of epochs, the electrical signal being related to the sleep or wakefulness stage type being experienced by the subject; and a processor (5) adapted to analyze the electrical signal and assign a sleep or wakefulness stage type to each epoch to generate a hypnogram. Methods of monitoring sleep or vigilance using the mastoid site are also disclosed. Further disclosures relate to a method of training and testing a first neural network for use in a physiological monitor, and a method of assigning a class to an epoch of a physiological signal obtained from a subject as a set of samples.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: November 8, 1996
    Date of Patent: December 7, 1999
    Assignee: Oxford Medical Limited
    Inventors: James Pardey, Mark Jeremy Laister, Michael Richard Dadswell, Lionel Tarassenko